OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander's Palace restaurant. Each week Peter invites guests from the New Orleans business renaissance to join him. The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Inc magazine have all named New Orleans the best city in the USA to be an entrepreneur. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the new New Orleans entrepreneurial movement. You can also hear the show on WWNO 89.9FM.
Photo by Rick Lineberger
If human knowledge and medical technology keep progressing, it stands to reason that eventually we’re going to figure out how to cure even the most difficult diseases, like cancer.
Yes, it’s optimistic, but it’s also logical. What is, perhaps, less expected is that this knowledge would come from Louisiana.
Paige Miller is President of Oleander Medical Technologies. It’s a company that’s pioneering a technique that, if things work out, will cure certain types of cancer. In a matter of minutes. With no side effects.
Molly Hegarty is founder of a company called RDNote. It’s software that makes it easy for doctors to care about your diet and get dietary information into your medical records to make nutrition-related diagnoses.
It might sound a bit over dramatic to say this 30 minute conversation might change your life, but it just might.