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Luisa Scott, PhD

Luisa Scott, PhD is a neuroscientist and science communicator who is passionate about innovative solutions that help people with chronic conditions achieve greater well-being. As a Medical Engagement Manager at Mahana Therapeutics, Luisa Scott shares clinical and scientific information about prescription digital therapeutics with the healthcare community and the patients they serve.

Sharon Brock

Sharon Brock is a breast cancer survivor and a certified Mindfulness Facilitator trained at the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. She is also a health-and-wellness journalist with a master’s degree from Columbia University. Sharon teaches mindfulness courses online, at corporations and studios, and with private clients as a mindfulness coach. Sharon lives in Los Angeles. …

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Ron Chiarello, PhD

Ron Chiarello, Ph.D., is Founder and CEO of Alveo Technologies. Dr. Chiarello earned his Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of California Santa Barbara and his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Physics from Northeastern University. Dr. Chiarello has spent more than a decade in research and development working with institutions like Argonne National …

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Emily Noronha

Emily Noronha is a student at UCLA studying Human Biology & Society and Food Studies. She’s interested in gut health, nutrition, and understanding where our food comes from. In her free time, you can find Emily doing outdoor activities like hiking or surfing, or trying new creations in the kitchen.

Colleen Cutcliffe, PhD

Colleen Cutcliffe is the CEO and Co-Founder of Pendulum Therapeutics. Pendulum is a startup company based in San Francisco that uses biological and computational insights into the microbiome to develop interventions for a variety of health and disease conditions. Colleen currently resides in Menlo Park, CA with her husband, 2 daughters, 2 dogs, and 2 …

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