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Crowdsourcing in medical research: theory and practice

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How can we use crowdsourcing for health? What exactly is crowdsourcing? Our team's research in @PeerJPreprints explores these questions https://t.co/qaLsbBICML @uncglobalhealth #crowdsourcing
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Competing Interests

Joseph Tucker and Weiming Tang are advisors to SESH Global in Guangzhou, China. There are no other competing interests.

Author Contributions

Joseph Tucker conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Suzanne Day conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Weiming Tang conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, he provided administrative assistance.

Barry Bayus conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

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Funding

This study received support from the National Key Research and Development Program of China (2017YFE0103800), the National Institutes of Health (NIAID 1R01AI114310-01), UNC-South China STD Research Training Center (FIC 1D43TW009532-01), UNC Center for AIDS Research (NIAID 5P30AI050410), the North Carolina Translational & Clinical Sciences Institute (1UL1TR001111). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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