Sixty years after the discovery of DNA, a new social network for
personal health and genetics is launched via PrimerLife.com.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA and MOSCOW, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Sixty years ago, a
team of scientists led by James Watson and Francis Crick announced a
discovery that led to a change in the way people viewed their bodies
and revolutionized approaches in health maintenance and treatment. It
was in February 28, 1953 when the two biologists discovered the
molecular structure of deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA, which led to a
better understanding of genetics and its relationship with diseases.
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Significantly, PrimerLife announced the launching today of a new
personalized health social networking platform that will help people
understand "what is genetics" and what it means for their personal
health. The network, http://www.PrimerLife.com, will enable people to predict possible diseases using genome science
and deliver tailored health media that will help patients face the
challenges of genetically borne diseases. Considered to be the first of
its kind in the world, PrimerLife.com will showcase how genetics and
social networking technology can work hand-in-hand to create positive
impacts for human health and is seen as the future of personalized
"We're on a mission to save the world from disease by creating the open
health graph, and I'm really proud of the revolutionary product our
team has created," announced Brinkley Warren, Co-Founder of
PrimerLife.com. "Today's launch is the first iteration of that vision,
and a step towards the future of personalized health and wellness."
According to Warren, PrimerLife.com will feature advanced genome
science, genetic counseling and social networking software to launch a
revolution in personal health and wellness, leveraging on the strength
of citizen science. "PrimerLife is not just for patients," added
Warren, "but is also the world's first online community, exclusive to
genetic health professionals like genetic counselors."
Co-Founder Sergey Musienko has this to add: "We want to empower the
public to transform themselves into healthy super heroes and empower a
revolution in collaborative citizen science. We are a team of
international entrepreneurs with a big vision and we hope people are as
excited as we are to create the future of personal health."
The Skolkovo Foundation
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For more information: http://www.PrimerLife.com
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