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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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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!




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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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...

“There’s a strong personal connection”

Great article from 9 t05Mac on the Apple back story for developing Research Kit. “Tribble commented on the decision for making ResearchKit open source by saying, “If someone comes with a new way to measure the impact of Parkinson’s disease, they can put that...

Apple Launch Selfie

Stephen Friend’s selfie from the Apple Spring Forward launch event of our apps. Clockwise from Stephen’s green glasses you can see Ray Dorsey (U. Rochester, Parkinson mPower), Stanley Shaw (Massachusetts General Hospital, GlucoSuccess), Yvonne Shaw (Mt...