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Daniel Kraft is the Faculty Chair of Medicine at Singularity University, a benefit corporation that provides educational programs, innovative partnerships and a startup accelerator to help individuals, businesses, investors, NGOs and governments understand cutting-edge technologies, and how to utilize these technologies to positively affect billions of people. With over 20 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation, Kraft has chaired the Medicine Track for Singularity University since SU’s inception, and founded and is Executive Director of Exponential Medicine, a program 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. He has multiple patents on medical device, immunology and stem cell related research through faculty positions with Stanford University School of Medicine and as clinical faculty for the pediatric bone marrow transplantation service at University of California, San Francisco. He also implemented the first text-paging system at Stanford Hospital.
Dr. Kraft recently founded IntelliMedicine, focused on enabling connected, data driven, and integrated personalized medicine; he invented 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. Daniel is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.