Ep. 16: Dr. Patrick Hwu


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Dr. Patrick Hwu is one of the leading tumor immunologists in the world. His work focuses on the areas of vaccines, adoptive T-cell therapies, and immune resistance. He is the Division Head of Cancer Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is also a good friend of ours, and he treated Tricia’s husband at MD Anderson. We are very happy to have him here as our guest today. Dr. Hwu shares a little about his background and his love of medicine. He explains what immunotherapy is and his excitement about future cancer treatments is contagious. He gives us a look into his daily routine and talks about how mindfulness has changed his life and made him calmer. We also talk about diet, leadership, why we should avoid sugar, and many more important topics.

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