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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.

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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 the Assembly page to learn more!



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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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is to improve the understanding and treatment of human disease through data-driven predictive modeling.

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are unified by a common emphasis on leveraging the power of open networks of contributors to solve complex scientific problems.

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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...

Share The Journey study featured on The Pulse

WHYY in Philadelphia produces The Pulse, a public radio feature on science, health, and technology. The Pulse did a lovely feature on the Share the Journey research study we’ve launched on the iPhone, focused on the impact of a “strength in numbers”...

Prostate Cancer DREAM Challenge Launches

The Prostate Cancer DREAM Challenge, the first crowdsourcing computational challenge in Prostate Cancer launches today! Challenge participants will be provided with data derived from clinical trials focused on prostate cancer and asked to build computational models to...

First Release of Data from the CommonMind Consortium

  Sage Bionetworks announces the first release of data from the CommonMind Consortium a public-private partnership bringing together area knowledge, large scale and well-curated brain sample collections, data management and analysis expertise.  The consortium has a...