012 – Jo Jo Platt

012 – Jo Jo Platt

Jo Jo Platt is the President and Cofounder of Platt & Associates, Inc., and Strategic Relations Consultant for the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.

Top 3 Takeaways

  1. Bioelectronic Medicine treatments have a number of distinct advantages over drug-based treatments from both medical and business perspectives.
  2. As with classic technology startups, Bioelectronic Medicine companies are best-served by teams who are willing to recognize what they don’t know and who can learn quickly.
  3. The neurotechnology field should self-regulate as a means of ensuring the highest ethical standards for itself.

Show Notes

  • [0:57] Jo Jo talks about how she became interested in Bioelectronic Medicine.
  • [2:43] How does Jo Jo tell the story of Bioelectronic Medicine?
  • [3:30] The broad idea of Bioelectronic Medicine.
  • [5:12] Jo Jo is excited about the commercialization of Bioelectronic Medicine therapies.
  • [7:28] The challenges for academics who want to start businesses.
  • [9:02] Structuring effective Bioelectronic Medicine teams.
  • [10:33] Noninvasive neurotechnologies.
  • [12:11] Should “neurotech” become a buzzword?
  • [13:37] Neuroethics and self-regulation of the neurotechnology field.
  • [14:58] How the neurotechnology community should get started on creating a neurotech constitution.
  • [17:40] How Jo Jo stays up-to-date on what happens in the neurotech field.
  • [18:40] Media reporting on neurotechnology.

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