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BEAT-PD Data Release

At the beginning of 2020, the Michael J Fox Foundation (MJFF) in coordination with Sage Bionetworks and the BRAIN Commons (BC) held The Biomarker and Endpoint Assessment to Track Parkinson's [...]

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The Michael J. Fox Foundation and Sage Bionetworks Announce Winners of the $25,000 BEAT-PD DREAM Challenge

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) and Sage Bionetworks announce the winners of the BEAT-PD DREAM Challenge. BEAT-PD (Biomarker and Endpoint Assessment to Track Parkinson’s Disease) is a data challenge designed to benchmark new methods to predict Parkinson’s disease severity in patients in their homes. MJFF and Sage partnered with Evidation Health, Northwestern University, Radboud University Medical Center, and the BRAIN Commons to host the BEAT-PD Challenge.

BEAT-PD Data Release

At the beginning of 2020, the Michael J Fox Foundation (MJFF) in coordination with Sage Bionetworks and the BRAIN Commons (BC) held The Biomarker and Endpoint Assessment to Track Parkinson's Disease (BEAT-PD) Challenge. Participants were provided with raw sensor (accelerometer and gyroscope) time series data recorded during the course of daily living, and were asked to predict individuals' medication state and symptom severity. These data are now available to qualified researchers once [...]

Proceedings Published from “Neuroscience Data in the Cloud”

On September 24, 2019, Cohen Veterans Bioscience CEO & President Dr. Magali Haas and CIO Dr. Lee Lancashire participated in “Neuroscience Data in the Cloud”, a workshop hosted by The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine. The Proceedings from Neuroscience Data in the Cloud are now available online.

MJFF and Sage Bionetworks Launch Data Challenge

The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) and Sage Bionetworks launched the Biomarker and Endpoint Assessment to Track Parkinson’s Disease (BEAT-PD) DREAM Challenge, in partnership with Evidation Health, Northwestern University, Radboud University Medical Center and BRAIN Commons.