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Crowdsourcing Contests Will Save Lives and Accelerate Medical Research

Posted on February 11, 2011 by

As a result of a One Million Dollar On-Line crowdsourcing contest, patients with the neuromuscular disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s disease are a step closer to finding a treatment. Last week, the non-profit ALS Prize4Life named neurologist Dr. Seward Rutkove of The Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, winner of their […]

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