Dr. Daniel Kraft M.D.
Dr. Daniel Kraft M.D.
Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor and innovator who also speaks on healthcare trends.
Kraft has over 20 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation. Kraft chairs the Medicine track for Singularity University and is executive director and curator for FutureMed, a program which explores convergent, exponentially developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare. His most recent TED talk “Medicine's future…” has been viewed more than 500,000 times since its posting.
Kraft recently founded IntelliMedicine, focused on enabling connected, data driven and integrated personalized 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. He is a Kauffman Fellow, a venture partner, with Proteus Venture Partners, is an advisor to the X-PRIZE and several healthcare related companies and startups.
Following undergraduate degrees at Brown and medical school at Stanford, Kraft was board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics following residency at the Massachusetts General and Boston Children’s Hospital, and completed Stanford fellowships in hematology/oncology and bone marrow transplantation and extensive research in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. He has multiple scientific publications (including in Nature and Science), medical device, immunology and stem cell related patents 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.
Kraft is an avid pilot and serves in the California Air National guard as an officer and flight surgeon with an F-16 fighter Squadron. He has conducted research on aerospace medicine that was published with NASA, with whom he was a finalist for astronaut selection.