In order to enhance patient-centricity in clinical trials, new technology-driven initiatives are being undertaken to make clinical trials participation less burdensome for patients and increase efficiencies in conducting trials.
PatientsLikeMe has struck a 5-year deal to support R&D at AstraZeneca. The agreement tops off a busy and important 12 months for the patient network, in which it has also expanded relationships with Biogen, Roche's Genentech and Swiss biopharma Actelion.
A wrist-worn fitness tracker paired with a smartphone app could help monitor their condition and fitness routine, according to a study conducted by researchers from Cambridge pharmaceutical company Biogen and the patient community portal PatientsLikeMe.
To many, Garth Callaghan is known as the 'napkin notes dad with cancer.' But he doesn't want his lunchbox missives to be his sole legacy. He's openly sharing information about his health, and encouraging other patients to do the same.
PatientsLikeMe revealed results from the first large-scale poll to assess patient priorities for the health care law. The poll’s 2,197 respondents are among the estimated 133 million Americans living with chronic conditions.
PatientsLikeMe co-founders Jamie and Ben Heywood were awarded the prestigious 2016 Humanitarian Award by the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations. The Humanitarian Award is awarded to those whose work is of international significance for people affected by ALS/MND.
Nature features PatientsLikeMe and a PatientsLikeMe member in a piece focused on precision medicine
The Wall Street Journal features PatientsLikeMe’s virtual trial with Duke ALS Clinic