PatientsLikeMe is the leading online community for people with life-changing conditions. Patients embrace the open sharing of personal health data because they believe that information can change the course of their disease. PatientsLikeMe is committed to providing a better, more effective way to capture valuable results and share them with patients, healthcare professionals, and industry organizations that are trying to treat the disease.
HQCambridge, US
Size (employees)173 (est)-2%
PatientsLikeMe was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Cambridge, US
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Key People/Management at PatientsLikeMe

Martin Coulter

Martin Coulter

James Heywood

James Heywood

Chairman & Co-Founder
Benjamin Heywood

Benjamin Heywood

Co-Founder and President
Jeremy Gilbert

Jeremy Gilbert

Vice President of Product + Strategy
Michael Evers

Michael Evers

EVP Marketing & Patient Advocacy
Rishi Bhalerao

Rishi Bhalerao

Program Director, Client Services
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PatientsLikeMe Office Locations

PatientsLikeMe has an office in Cambridge
Cambridge, US (HQ)
160 Second St
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PatientsLikeMe Financials and Metrics

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PatientsLikeMe total Funding

$127 m

PatientsLikeMe latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

PatientsLikeMe investors

PatientsLikeMe's latest funding round in January 2017 was reported to be $100 m. In total, PatientsLikeMe has raised $127 m
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PatientsLikeMe Online and Social Media Presence

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PatientsLikeMe Blogs

Coming soon: A new and improved blog

Next week, the PatientsLikeMe blog will have a fresh new look (nope, not a Halloween costume — it’s the real deal!). Along with visual changes, you can look forward to a cleaner layout that will make it easier to find and enjoy the articles you care about. We’re excited to reveal a better experience…

Stem cell therapy & MS

Stem cell therapy is a popular topic in the MS forum and some members are already tracking and evaluating their experience. How does it work? Are there risks? To find answers to your stem cell therapy questions, we asked our team of in-house health professionals to take a look at the current researc…

Appearance + self-esteem in women with lupus: Q&A with the founder of Making Lupus Look Good

Alyshia Merchant knows first-hand how lupus can affect you inside and out. After her diagnosis in 2012 and struggles with visible symptoms and self-esteem, she launched an organization called Making Lupus Look Good, which provides wigs and “glam sessions” to people with lupus-related hair loss and o…

Life after lung cancer surgery: 5 recovery tips from patients

PatientsLikeMe members have talked in the forums about what it’s like to recover from lung cancer surgery – and what most doctors don’t tell you. We’ve gathered some helpful post-surgery hints members have shared. (Hint: Join PatientsLikeMe for access to the Lung Cancer Forum.) Many members have men…

“In Claire fashion”: Claire Wineland + organ donation with a health condition

Claire Wineland — an author, inspirational speaker and social media star with cystic fibrosis — died last month at age 21 following a lung transplant. “In Claire fashion, she is an organ donor,” her family shared, noting that her kidneys helped save two people. Learn more about Claire and organ dona…

A possible Parkinson’s disease/melanoma link? Time for a skin check

Now that summer has passed, have you had your skin examined? Studies have shown that people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) may have an increased risk for melanoma, so skin screenings are extra-important. Take a look at recent research and get some tips on monitoring your moles and skin. Studies show……
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PatientsLikeMe Company Life and Culture

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