Daniel Kraft is a highly accomplished and sought-after speaker, known for his expertise in clinical practice, biomedical research, and healthcare innovation. With over 25 years of experience, he has made significant contributions to the field. He is often recognised as the Speaker for re-imagining and catalysing the future of health and medicine.
Having received his undergraduate degrees from Brown University and his medical education at Stanford, Daniel is board-certified in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics. He completed his residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital & Boston Children’s Hospital, followed by fellowships in hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplantation at Stanford.
Throughout his career, Daniel has published numerous scientific articles and holds patents related to medical devices, immunology, and stem cells. He has been affiliated with prestigious institutions such as Stanford University School of Medicine and the University of California, San Francisco.
He is actively involved in various leadership roles, including serving as the Faculty Chair for Medicine at Singularity University and as the Founder and Chair of Exponential Medicine. He is passionate about exploring the potential of convergent technologies in biomedicine and healthcare.
Daniel is also an accomplished pilot, having served as an officer and flight surgeon in the Massachusetts and California Air National Guard. He has also conducted aerospace medicine research with NASA and was a finalist for astronaut selection!
In addition to his impressive background, Daniel is the inventor of the FDA-approved MarrowMiner, a device for minimally invasive bone marrow harvesting. He has also founded RegenMed Systems, focusing on stem cell-based regenerative therapies, and IntelliMedicine, dedicated to data-driven precision medicine.
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- Future of medicine and healthcare
- Artificial intelligence and machine learning in healthcare
- Biotechnology and its applications in medicine
- Precision medicine and personalized healthcare
- Regenerative medicine and stem cell therapies
- Genetic engineering and gene editing
- Healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship
- Ethical considerations in healthcare technology advancements. These topics showcase the breadth of Daniel’s expertise and the valuable insights he can bring to conferences and events in the healthcare and medical fields. These topics have proven valuable to customers in the past and are meant only to suggest Daniel’s range and interests. Daniel diligently conducts thorough research on every company he speaks for, ensuring that the final topic is meticulously tailored to best meet the unique needs and interests of the audience.
Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard-trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and innovator and is serving as the Chair of the XPRIZE Pandemic &Health Alliance Task Force. With over 25 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation, Kraft has served as faculty chair for Medicine at Singularity University since its inception in 2008, and in 2011 founded Exponential Medicine, a program (now evolved to NextMed Health) that explores convergent, rapidly developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare. Following undergraduate degrees from Brown University and medical school at Stanford, Daniel was Board Certified in both Internal Medicine & Pediatrics after completing a Harvard residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital & Boston Children’s Hospital, and fellowships in hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplantation at Stanford.
Daniel is a member of the Inaugural class of the Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship and is member of the Kaufman Fellows Society. He is often called upon to speak to the future of health, medicine and technology and has given four TED and two TEDMED Talks and has delivered keynotes to a diverse array of organiszations.
He has multiple scientific publications (including in Nature and Science) and medical device, immunology, and stem cell-related patents through NIH-funded faculty positions with Stanford University School of Medicine and as clinical faculty for the pediatric bone marrow transplantation service at the University of California San Francisco.
Daniel’s academic research has focused on: stem cell biology and regenerative medicine, stem cell-derived immunotherapies for cancer, bioengineering human T-cell differentiation, and humanized animal models. His research has been published in journals that include Nature and Science. His clinical work has focused on: bone marrow / hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for malignant and non-malignant diseases in adults and children, medical devices to enable stem cell based regenerative medicine, including marrow derived stem cell harvesting, processing and delivery.
He is heavily involved in digital health, founded Digital.Health, and is on the board of Healthy.io and advises several Fortune-50 and digital health-related startups. Daniel recently founded IntelliMedicine, focused on personalized, data-driven, precision medicine. He is also the inventor of the MarrowMiner, an FDA-approved device for the minimally invasive harvest of bone marrow, and founded RegenMed Systems, a company developing technologies to enable adult stem cell-based regenerative therapies.
Daniel is an avid pilot and has served in the Massachusetts and California Air National Guard as an officer and flight surgeon with F-15 & F-16 fighter Squadrons. He has conducted research on aerospace medicine that was published with NASA, with whom he was a finalist for astronaut selection.