Category: Health Discovery

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LunaDNA Reveals Early Insights from the COVID-19 Study

In March 2020, LunaDNA, in partnership with Genetic Alliance, opened a COVID-19 study to gather physical and mental wellness information directly from individuals during the global pandemic. As of today, individuals from across the country and beyond have submitted over 187,000 survey responses revealing some remarkable early insights that have been presented to noteworthy science organizations. The study is still open and all are welcome and encouraged to share their experience to build a representative body of […]

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KCNT1 Epilepsy Foundation, LunaPBC, and Genetic Alliance to Launch Patient-Led Discovery Program

Program incorporates patient-driven study to inform research and drug development for KCNT1-related epilepsy SAN DIEGO and WASHINGTON, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The KCNT1 Epilepsy Foundation, LunaPBC, and Genetic Alliance today announced a program to assemble a patient-led drug discovery community to study disease etiology and develop therapeutic interventions for patients with KCNT1-related epilepsy. The program is being launched in collaboration with Biogen, Inc. The […]

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LunaPBC Announces Kirby Bloom as CTO

LunaPBC™ has proudly promoted their chief architect to spearhead the technical and data science initiatives at the world’s first people-powered research platform, LunaDNA™ – incoming chief technology officer Kirby Bloom.  Kirby has been an integral part of the strategy, design, and development of LunaDNA’s platform, having worked at the parent public benefit company, LunaPBC, since […]

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Health Data Privacy: Why Eroding Public Trust Harms Medical Research

By Scott Kahn, Ph.D, Chief Information Officer at LunaPBC Using Data Privacy to Empower Health Research The importance of data security and data privacy policies have recently come under scrutiny due to revelations around Google’s Project Nightingale. The initiative with Ascension, the nation’s largest nonprofit health system, granted Google access to medical records of more than 50 […]

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LunaPBC Selected as a Winner for Connect’s 2019 Most Innovative New Product Awards

SAN DIEGO (DECEMBER 6 2019) – Today, LunaPBC announced that LunaDNA has been selected as a winner of Connect’s Most Innovative New Product Awards. Connect, a premier nonprofit helping entrepreneurs with innovative startups in the technology and life sciences sectors, continues its thirty-two-year tradition of celebrating innovation leaders in the local San Diego community.  LunaDNA is […]

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