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Big data for Lou Gehrig’s disease, MS, HIV, fibromyalgia — from patients themselves: Fellows Friday with Paul WicksBig data for Lou Gehrig’s disease, MS, HIV, fibromyalgia — from patients themselves: Fellows Friday with Paul Wicks

Posted By Karen Eng

TED Fellow Paul Wicks is changing the way patients with chronic health conditions connect with one another, and how they participate in research. Trained as a neuropsychologist — and specializing in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Parkinson’s disease — Paul began using the internet in 2002 to bring together communities of patients with life-changing illnesses. […]