36 minutes | Dec 17, 2018

24. Dr. Alexandra Freeman, Providing Patient-Focused Care for Primary Immune Deficiencies

As a physician at the NIH, Dr. Alexandra Freeman treats patients with rare diseases who have exhausted the easy options. On today’s episode, Dr. Freeman and I talk about what makes the NIH so different from other medical organizations--and how that impacts research and medical discoveries. We also discuss the challenging and rewarding aspects of her job, and why patient-focused care is so important to her work as a physician specializing in primary immune deficiencies (Job’s syndrome in particular).

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