Blog

While we at P5 HEALTH VENTURES are finding and investing great companies that are part of the foundation of the future of medicine, we have chosen to publish articles and podcasts about topics that we think are critical to the future of how medicine is practiced. From nutrition, digital health, telehealth, analytics and other areas that will lead to greater efficiencies, lower costs and infinitely improved outcomes. Please do not hesitate to provide your thoughts and ideas.

Metabolic Approach to Disease

In the years ahead, we will cover many different areas of medicine. However, the first area is one where we think there could be a profoundly positive impact on healthcare and more importantly the health of humans (and for that matter animals as well)....
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What is the Human Microbiome?

I love watching creative videos that explain science. This cartoon from NPR describing the human microbiome is a great introduction and fun to watch. The video shows a good bit of what we know and notes that scientists still have a lot to learn.
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Stem Cells & Root Canals

Researchers from the University of Nottingham and the Wyss Institute at Harvard University created dental fillings that  heal teeth using stem cells. No more root canals? The team took second prize in the materials category of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Emerging...
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Open Science, CRISPR & Stem cells.

David and Aaron visited the Kotton Lab at Boston University earlier this year and learned how Open Source Biology works in reality.  Having a sharing culture in science will benefit us all, lowering the bar and cost to innovation. Articles: Open...
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