Health 2.0′s Role in a World of “Data Liberacion”

This panel includes speakers Kenneth Buetow (Associate Director, BioInformatics, National Cancer Institute & Founder, caBIG), Patrick Soon-Shiong (Executive Chairman, Abraxis Health), and Josh Sommer (Executive Director, Chordoma Foundation). Coming together to discuss how the Health 2.0 community can get involved in working with data and services, this panel approaches the issue from a variety of perspectives.

Josh Sommer Excerpt

Josh Sommer, Executive Director, Chordoma Foundation

Josh was an freshman at Duke University when he was diagnosed with chordoma—a rare bone cancer
of the skull and spine. With his mother Dr. Simone Sommer, Josh founded the Chordoma Foundation in
2007. In addition to strategically funding research and opening up cell lines, the Foundation works to
facilitate the flow of information between researchers and is creating a template that can be applied to
speed the development of treatments for other similarly rare cancers. Josh also works with Dr. Michael
Kelley, a Duke oncologist studying the genetic basis of chordoma. And while some of us spent college
playing beer pong, at age 20 self-described college drop-out Josh was being honored as a Person of the
Year in 2008 by ABCNews.

Patients 2.0

Ever since Health 2.0 started conferences, we’ve been asked to feature the voice of the patient. For this conference we got out of the way completely and asked Gilles Frydman to find us some great patients and caregivers to talk about their experiences and hopes for innovation. So here’s your opportunity to hear five vocal ePatients who will share their personal journeys and experiences navigating the healthcare system and the world of Health 2.0. We promise you will not be disappointed.

The Future of Research – Part 2

The emergence of user-generated content, and the rise of patient involvement in Health 2.0 is radically changing research in both discovery and clinical practice. It’s raising important questions. What is peer review? What is evidence? And what’s appropriate methodology in a world in which data are being generated and released from so many diverse sources so quickly? We’ll be looking across the spectrum from genomics to clinical trial recruiting all the way to clinical research and decisions made by providers and consumers in everyday practice.

The Future of Research

The emergence of user-generated content, and the rise of patient involvement in Health 2.0 is radically changing research in both discovery and clinical practice. It’s raising important questions. What is peer review? What is evidence? And what’s appropriate methodology in a world in which data are being generated and released from so many diverse sources so quickly? We’ll be looking across the spectrum from genomics to clinical trial recruiting all the way to clinical research and decisions made by providers and consumers in everyday practice.

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This panel includes speakers Kenneth Buetow (Associate Director, BioInformatics, National Cancer Institute & Founder, caBIG), Patrick Soon-Shiong (Executive Chairman, Abraxis Health), and Josh Sommer (Executive Director, Chordoma Foundation). Coming together to discuss how the Health 2.0 community can get involved in working with data and services, this panel approaches the issue from a variety of perspectives.

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Josh Sommer Excerpt

Josh Sommer, Executive Director, Chordoma Foundation Josh was an freshman at Duke University when he was diagnosed with chordoma—a rare bone cancer of the skull and spine. With his mother Dr. Simone Sommer, Josh founded the Chordoma Foundation in 2007. In addition to strategically funding research and opening up cell lines, the Foundation works to facilitate the flow of information between researchers and is creating a template that can be applied to speed the developme ...
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Patients 2.0

Ever since Health 2.0 started conferences, we’ve been asked to feature the voice of the patient. For this conference we got out of the way completely and asked Gilles Frydman to find us some great patients and caregivers to talk about their experiences and hopes for innovation. So here’s your opportunity to hear five vocal ePatients who will share their personal journeys and experiences navigating the healthcare system and the world of Health 2.0. We promise you will not be disappointed.

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The Future of Research – Part 2

The emergence of user-generated content, and the rise of patient involvement in Health 2.0 is radically changing research in both discovery and clinical practice. It’s raising important questions. What is peer review? What is evidence? And what’s appropriate methodology in a world in which data are being generated and released from so many diverse sources so quickly? We’ll be looking across the spectrum from genomics to clinical trial recruiting all the way to clinical research and decisio ...
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The Future of Research

The emergence of user-generated content, and the rise of patient involvement in Health 2.0 is radically changing research in both discovery and clinical practice. It’s raising important questions. What is peer review? What is evidence? And what’s appropriate methodology in a world in which data are being generated and released from so many diverse sources so quickly? We’ll be looking across the spectrum from genomics to clinical trial recruiting all the way to clinical research and decisio ...