Dec 10, 2022
Lothar Krinke is the CEO and Board Member of Newronika which is an adaptive Deep Brain Stimulator company looking to improve patient outcomes in things like Parkinson's and Essential Tremor.
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Top 3 Takeaways:
0:45 Do you want to introduce yourself better than I just did?
2:15 "Why is Deep Brain Simulation so exciting for you?"
3:15 "Can explain what Deep Brain Stimulation is and what it's a treatment for?"
5:30 "How did you get into the field?"
6:30 Iris Biomedical ad sponsorship
7:15 You thought earlier that DBS was too invasive but now changed your mind, why?
8:15 What are the biggest impediments to DBS?
12:15 Why is the Newronika DBS better than the alternatives?
14:30 Why is adaptive DBS better?
16:30 "What are some of the biggest challenges right now at Newronika?"
20:30 You are in Minneapolis, West Virginia, and Milan, how are you able to travel so much?
21:30 "Why aren't you in Gainesville? I was surprised how big the DBS field is here."
22:15 "For people starting out in the field, do you have any advice?"
25:30 " What's a big mistake or wrong direction that you see researchers or people on your field going down?"
27:45 "Could you explain the beta and gamma waves?"
32:45 "Is there anything that we didn't talk about that you wanted to mention?"