2011

01/01/2011
  • PatientsLikeMe partners with the nonprofit R.A.R.E Project (Global Genes) with the goal of finding and connecting 1 million rare disease patients.
  • PatientsLikeMe opens to all conditions; grows from 12 communities to 1,200 in just 12 months.
  • In Nature Biotechnology publication, PatientsLikeMe refutes 2008 PNAS paper on the efficacy of lithium carbonate on ALS; marks 1st time a peer-to-peer network used to evaluate a treatment in real time and refute clinical trial.