Q: In your roles as Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer of UCLA Health Sciences, you are responsible for the health information technology strategic plan. What emerging healthcare technologies do you anticipate will have the greatest impact on the strategic plan in the next...

Q: Genomics, Digital Health, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence are some of the newest technologies/fields that are reshaping medicine and healthcare. • How will these technologies impact healthcare, and in particular individualized medicine? • What can we realistically expect from these technologies to improve healthcare and in what...

Q: Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is characterized by severely impaired T-cell development and is fatal without treatment. What is the current treatment of infants identified as having SCID, and what is their likely clinical outcome if treated shortly after birth? A: • Overall, with improvements in...

Q: The CBER’s Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy Designation program has been very successful, with about 100 requests for designation in the two years of its existence. Can you please tell us about the program and how it was put together? A: The Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy...