Hello all, I recorded the interview above with Rachel Pether from SALT (the alternative investment conference/forum founded by Anthony Scaramucci).
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Robert Stretch, MD
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Dr. Robert Stretch is a specialist in Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine.
After graduating from Yale School of Medicine in 2014, he completed subspecialty training at BIDMC, a Harvard teaching hospital in Boston, and UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles.
0:05 – Introducing Robert Stretch
0:25 – Robert’s journey studying medicine in the US
3:40 – Findings when working on the MIMIC (Medical Information Mart for Intensive Care) database at MIT University
9:31 – Robert’s move into sleep apnoea
12:23 – What is sleep apnoea?
16:47 – What are the main risk factors for developing sleep apnoea?
17:26 – What is the current standard of care for sleep apnoea?
18:26 – Working in US ICU’s remotely from Sydney
23:11 – The need for remote ICU doctors
26:00 – Robert’s experience treating Covid patients in ICU
31:58 – Why are older people more vulnerable to Covid-19?
33:19 – Assessment of the Australian government’s Covid-19 support and vaccine distribution
40:30 – Outlook on Australian biotech companies
46:52 – What is RNAi technology?
52:40 – Pricing of vaccines and antibiotics globally
59:04 – Link between Alzheimer’s and Gingivitis
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