Liz Parrish speaks to Dr. Jason Williams about the challenges and solutions faced by the scientific & medical communities.
In this episode of Mentor to Mentor Talks, we meet Dr. Jason R Williams MD, Director of Interventional Oncology and Immunotherapy and Elizabeth Parrish, Entrepreneur, patient advocate and CEO at BioViva.
Jason’s main focus is cancer research with a special interest in gene therapy and anti-aging. He was a mentor to Liz when she was driven by personal circumstances to create BioViva, a patient advocacy company for stem cell research.
During this Talk, Jason and Liz cover a number of fascinating areas, including:
The problems and challenges they face as members of the scientific and medical communities - including regulatory obstacles, risk aversion etc.
How Jason helped Liz understand the medical side to her mission
How Liz got Jason’s research to the patients that need it by promoting it and through patient advocacy
How joining forces in a mentorship allowed them to reach their individual objectives more efficiently
How Covid 19 is reshaping medicine and research and how it will shake-up the future of our healthcare system.