Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Changing the course of disease, one tweet or 'like' at a time

"New media” or “social media” is helping recruit to clinical trials and maybe — potentially — even reshaping the way trials are done. But take a look at the companies making this happen: Apple Inc. of Cupertino, Twitter Inc. of San Francisco, WordPress developer Automattic Inc. of San Francisco, YouTube of San Bruno.
These Bay Area technologies are connecting people — whether they are fomenting revolution in the Middle East or trying to revolutionize treatment of a deadly disease — are largely due to Bay Area innovators and entrepreneurs.

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