AMP-AD Knowledge Portal

Sage Bionetworks announces the launch of the Accelerating Medicines Partnership – Alzheimer’s Disease (AMP-AD) Knowledge Portal, a public repository for the 5-year, $130M NIH AMP-AD project. AMP-AD will share data and results developed within this precompetitive AD target discovery and preclinical validation framework.

Prize4Life ALS Challenge

DREAM ALS Stratification Prize4Life Challenge

We are pleased to announce that the DREAM ALS Stratification Prize4Life Challenge, the first of the DREAM10 Challenges is now open for participation. This Challenge focuses on predicting the progression and survival of ALS patients.  The Challenge will leverage the PRO-ACT database of more than 8,000 cases as the Challenge training set, and feature several unpublished datasets that will be used for model validation. To learn more and join this Challenge, click here.
Additional information can be found here.

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Sage Bionetworks Launches Two Clinical Studies With Apple’s ResearchKit

March 9 was a big day for Sage Bionetworks and, we hope, an important day for the medical research community. As part of the Apple launch of its ResearchKit platform, Sage Bionetworks announced the launch of two iPhone app-based research studies: Parkinson mPower and Share the Journey.

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Up for a Challenge Launches!

Sage Bionetworks, in partnership with the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), launched a new prize competition this week, “Up For A Challenge (U4C) – Stimulating Innovation in Breast Cancer Genetic...

2015 Paris Assembly

Paris Assembly 2015 The 2015 Paris Assembly based on the theme “Connecting Open Research, Open Education and Open Social Impact” was held on April 16-18, at the Institut Pasteur in Paris.  Video recordings of the Assembly are available online – Visit...

How We Review Mobile Study Apps

We have gotten multiple requests to explain how Sage Bionetworks’ Bridge Server relates to Apple’s ResearchKit. First, it’s vital to note that we do not – indeed, cannot – speak for ResearchKit more broadly. We do run two studies that use ResearchKit, and...

Probing the realities of big data in Alzheimer’s

What barriers do we face in ushering in this new era of open science, and what advances are possible if researchers apply 21st century open science to the world’s broadest and best sources of Alzheimer’s data? The Global CEO Initiative on Alzheimer’s...