Closing Time Podcast: CEO Pitches Game-Based Therapy to Unlock Brain Health

In this episode, Dr. Bob Schafer, CEO of Lumos Labs, discusses the company's evolution from the popular brain training platform, Lumosity, to a leader in the development of digital therapeutics for the brain. Lumos Labs is pioneering the use of science-backed gameplay to tackle cognitive issues associated with conditions like ADHD.

This episode covers:

  • The unique dataset behind Lumosity, with over 100 million users and 8 billion gameplays
  • How their extensive research fueled the shift towards digital therapeutics
  • Challenges faced by early digital therapeutic companies, and the need for adaptable business models
  • Lumos Labs' approach to commercialization and ensuring accessibility
  • The future of digital health and medicine in addressing brain health and cognitive function

Co-hosted by Halle Tecco and Michael Esquivel, Closing Time is a podcast where you, the listener, get to be a fly on the wall during a startup pitch meeting. Imagine being part of a room where passionate entrepreneurs are pitching their healthcare startups, the innovations that could very well shape the future of healthcare. This podcast allows you to do just that.