Jason Bobe’s research is focused on the creation of collaborative and participatory models of biomedical research. Through his work he seeks to (a) expand the rates of participation in organized health research, (b) broaden the types of contributions participants in research are able to make, (c) promote discovery & innovation through participant-centered research practices and smart use of digital technologies (d) build research networks and communities of practice around emerging technologies with potential for high-impact translational outcomes.
Jason Bobe is the principal investigator of the Resilience Project, an effort to learn how some people are able avoid illness and disease despite having significant risk factors (resilienceproject.com). He is also the principal investigator of a single-person clinical trial platform (n1app.org) that helps individuals compare the effectiveness of some treatments.
He also has a family member that has been severely affected by Lyme disease. As a result, Lyme disease has become central to his work. He is devoted to the development of preventive strategies and new therapies.
Jason Bobe co-wrote an opinion piece for STATnews.com with George Church on Jul 29, 2020 entitled “PDF that blocks study participants from getting their own data needs to go.”