Daniel Kraft

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Daniel Kraft
Alma materStanford University School of Medicine
Occupationphysician-scientist, author

Daniel Kraft is an American physician-scientist.[1] Kraft serves as the Chair of Medicine & Neuroscience for Singularity University.[2][3] Kraft is the founder and chair of Exponential Medicine.[4] Kraft is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.[5][6]

Medical career[change | change source]

Kraft received a degree in Biochemistry from Brown University and his M.D. from the Stanford University School of Medicine.[7] He completed the Harvard combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Boston Children's Hospital, before returning to Stanford for clinical fellowship training in hematology/oncology and bone marrow transplantation and a post-doctoral fellowship with Dr. Irving Weissman, and was subsequently on Stanford faculty on clinical faculty with the UCSF pediatric bone marrow transplantation service at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).[8] Kraft has peer-reviewed scientific publications which include in Science and Nature.[9]

Kraft also contributed to the creation of the Tricorder X Prize contest. He is the bold innovator for the new Cancer XPRIZE proposed in 2016.[10]

Aerospace medicine[change | change source]

Kraft graduated from the International Space University, and has published physiological research at NASA-Ames and JSC.[11] He was a finalist for NASA-Astronaut selection. Kraft joined the Air National Guard and served as a flight surgeon in F-15 and F-16 fighter squadrons.[12]

Public speaking[change | change source]

Kraft has presented talks at a number of venues including at TED, TEDMED conferences, international conferences such as SLUSH, Singularity University.[13]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Daniel Kraft - Speaker at TED". TED (conference). Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. "Daniel Kraft, MD". Exponential Medicine | November 2017. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  3. "Daniel Kraft, MD – Singularity University, Exponential Medicine". su.org. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  4. "Daniel Kraft, MD". Exponential Medicine. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  5. "User Profile – AGLN – Aspen Global Leadership Network". AGLN – Aspen Global Leadership Network. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  6. "Programs – Health Innovators Fellowship – AGLN – Aspen Global Leadership Network". AGLN – Aspen Global Leadership Network.
  7. "Dr. Daniel Kraft MD Pediatric Hematology-Oncology". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  8. "Daniel Kraft, MD, Neuroscience and Medicine Chair, Singularity University | UCSF Innovation, Technology & Alliances". ita.ucsf.edu. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  9. "Endochondral ossification is required for haematopoietic stem-cell niche formation". Nature (journal). 22 January 2009. pp. 490–494. doi:10.1038/nature07547. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  10. "Vision Talk: Daniel Kraft – Future Of Health (Visioneering 2015)". XPRIZE. Archived from the original on 18 August 2016. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  11. Becker, Joachim. "Astronaut Candidates NASA Group 19". www.spacefacts.de. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  12. Mulligan, Neale (February 19, 2003). "High-flying fellow divides his time between stem cell research and guard duties as a flight surgeon". Stanford Report. Stanford University. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  13. "Daniel Kraft: Medicine's future? There's an app for that". TEDx Talks. April 2011. Retrieved August 8, 2017.

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