36 minutes | Dec 30, 2020

Episode 6: AWS Innovation with EB Research

Host Sara Armstrong, Sr. Manager of Worldwide Prototyping at AWS speaks with Michael Hund, CEO of EB Research about their mission to accelerate treatments and unlock a cure for Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a devastating and life-threatening genetic skin disorder that affects children from birth. Get a behind the scenes look at how their unique approach to funding, "Venture Philanthropy", is leveraging to power of cloud computing to provide a common research and collaboration platform for a consortium of medical professionals, research scientists, as well as patients and parents. What does it take to achieve a more promising future for children born with life-threatening genetic skin disorders? You’ll learn how an organization founded with support of Jill and Eddie Vedder, the lead singer of Pearl Jam took on a unique journey of philanthropy and healthcare technology to achieve this vision. Listen to this episode of Innovation Ambassadors for an enlightening discussion between host Sara Armstrong, Michael Hund of EB Research, and Ryan Jancaitis, Global Product Management Leader for the Envision Engineering Prototyping team at AWS.
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