Daniel Kraft, MD
Founder, FutureMed, is a Stanford and Harvard-trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur and innovator. Dr. Kraft has over 20 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation. He chairs the Medicine track for Singularity University and is Executive Director for FutureMed, a program that explores convergent, exponentially developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare. Following his undergraduate degree at Brown and medical school at Stanford, Dr. Kraft was board certified in the Harvard combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Children’s Hospital Boston. He went on to complete Stanford fellowships in hematology/ oncology and bone marrow transplantation, and extensive research in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. He has multiple scientific publications (including in Nature and Science) and medical device, immunology and stem cell-related patents through faculty positions with Stanford University School of Medicine and as clinical faculty for the pediatric bone marrow transplantation service at UCSF. Dr. Kraft recently founded IntelliMedicine, focused on enabling connected, data-driven and integrated personalized medicine. He is also the inventor of the MarrowMiner, an FDA-approved device for the minimally invasive harvesting of bone marrow, and founded RegenMed Systems, a company developing technologies to enable adult stem cell-based regenerative therapies. Daniel is an avid pilot and serves in the California Air National Guard as an officer and flight surgeon with an F-16 fighter Squadron. He has conducted research on aerospace medicine that was published with NASA, with whom he was a finalist for astronaut selection.
Damaged Care: The Musical Comedy About Health Care in America, written and performed by Greg LaGana, M.D., and Barry Levy, M.D., highlights issues of concern to healthcare workers, patients, and others.
SENSOREE crafts wearable technology and interactive installations promoting 'extimacy' or externalized intimacy.