Mad Ball’s work focuses on enabling people to access, use, and share their health and personal data toadvance individual understanding, collective empowerment, and research. This work primarily occurs through Open Humans and the associated nonprofit, Open Humans Foundation.
Open Humans combines technology and community to advance an open and participant-centric approach to human subjects research. By working with the individuals who are contributing toresearch, we can enable new ways to share data and new approaches to doing science. Our work also extends to related areas in N-of-1 and participant-led research, open science, and advocacy.