Please follow the links to read in different venues about this translational medicine challenge.
Bio-IT-World: Algorithm to Decrease Needed Number of ALS Clinical Trial Patients
Boston.com: Prize4Life taps into global big data expertise to fight Lou Gehrig’s disease
San Francisco Business Times: Stanford team winds $20K for algorithm aimed at Lou Gehrig’s disease drug trials
An interesting discussion in the blog: “21st Century Scientist, Thoughts on modern scientific research“, on the pros and cons of sharing code in collaborative-competitions such as the Sage Bionetworks-DREAM challenge.
Check this link to solve the SAGE/DREAM challenge as a game!