Lindsey Wahlstrom-Edwards

Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment: Advice for Researchers, from the Invisible Illness Community

“No one who has an invisible chronic illness that is not life threatening is looking for a clinical trial. We already have our hands full just getting through each day. Living with chronic pain is not an easy task.” - Kim Johnson, I Tripped Over a Stone

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Medical Pioneer: Meet Donna Matlach, Asthma Research Study Participant

Donna Matlach is on a mission to increase participation in clinical trials. Donna has lived with severe asthma for nine years. During that time, she suffered three near-death experiences, prompting her to embark on a national search for relief. After visiting 28 doctors in 12 hospitals, she enrolled in an asthma research study. The drug she received as part of the asthma research study saved her life.

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Patient Power: A Journalist’s Approach to Empowering Cancer Patients and Caregivers

Medical journalist Andrew Schorr took his professional skills to a new level when he became a patient himself. Together with his wife, Esther, Andrew founded Patient Power, an online channel dedicated to empowering cancer patients and caregivers through information to help people return to, or maintain, good health.

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Social Media Expert Cody Barnett: 5 Tips for Medical Nonprofits to Amplify Their Message

Cody Barnett is Director of Communications for the Melanoma Research Alliance, a medical nonprofit dedicated to accelerating the pace of scientific discovery in melanoma, and a member of Antidote’s Connect Network. As MRA’s go-to social media expert, Cody is charged with spreading melanoma research awareness and education through social media channels. Cody shared with us his top five suggestions for using video to better engage audiences.

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Funding Medical Research Studies in Honor of those Lost

“The arsenal of weapons to fight melanoma has increased drastically in the 10 years since my wife lost her battle. People diagnosed today have a real chance of having their tumors disappear.”- Neil Spiegler, President of the Melanoma Action Coalition and Founder of The Peggy Spiegler Melanoma Research Foundation. 

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Research Studies: Access to Tomorrow’s Treatments Today

A Chat with Matt Ellefson of SURVIVEiT

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Ask Me Anything: Dr. Aaron Kowalski, Chief Mission Officer, JDRF (Video)

One year ago, JDRF launched the Antidote Match tool on Clinical Trials Connection. In celebration of this anniversary, our Head of Partnerships, Grace McElroy, sat down with Dr. Aaron Kowalski, Chief Mission Officer, JDRF to discuss Type 1 diabetes and the importance of clinical trials.

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#TalkToMeAboutLupusTrials with Al Roy, Lupus Research Alliance (Video)

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post celebrating our partners and announcing that, in the coming weeks, we will be sharing their work more widely. It is my pleasure today to share our first partner feature: Lupus Research Alliance.

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#CureChat17 Round-up

Exactly one year ago, we launched Antidote Match, the first truly patient centric clinical trials search tool (see an example at the bottom of the post). Match aggregates and annotates all trials listed in clinicaltrials.gov to make it easy for people to connect with medical research regardless of their condition on the sites they already know and trust.

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For Clinical Trials Day, Reflecting on Why Research Matters

It’s no secret that at Antidote, we’re all about people. We come to work each day to help people connect with new treatments for devastating conditions, including those that have impacted our own loved ones. And we are in good company.

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