Daniel Kraft, MD is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor and innovator. With over 25 years experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation, Dr. Kraft has served as Faculty Chair for Medicine & Neuroscience at Singularity University since SU’s inception. He also founded and is Chair 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, Dr. Kraft 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 scientific publications and patents (medical device, digital health, immunology and stem cell-related) 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.
Dr. Kraft’s academic research has focused on stem cell biology and regenerative medicine, stem cell-derived immunotherapies for cancer and bioengineering human T-cell differentiation. His clinical work has focused on bone marrow/hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for malignant and non-malignant diseases in adults and children, as well as medical devices to enable stem cell based regenerative medicine.
He recently founded IntelliMedicine, focused on enabling connected, data driven, and integrated personalized medicine. He is the inventor of the MarrowMiner, an FDA-approved device for the minimally invasive harvest of bone marrow, and he founded RegenMed Systems, a company developing technologies to enable adult stem cell-based regenerative therapies. Dr. Kraft has given five TED and TEDMED Talks. He has conducted research on aerospace medicine that was published with NASA, with whom he was a finalist for astronaut selection.