“When Medicine Gets Personal: The DIY Clinical Trial”

This is an interesting post to the Health Blog of the Wall Street Journal (wsj.com).  It’s about an article in the journal Personalized Medicine about the do-it-yourself (DIY) science movement.  The journal article, written by Melanie Swan (melanieswan.com), lays out seven steps to “accelerating the professionalization” of do-it-yourself studies by laypeople.

Here’s a link to the WSJ blog post:


Health Blog/WSJ
When Medicine Really Gets Personal: The DIY Clinical Trial
By Amy Dockser Marcus
March 30, 2012, 3:38 PM

And here’s a link to the article in Personalized Medicine:


Good luck to all your lay researchers!