Jessica Morris

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Park Slopian Turns Deadly Cancer Diagnosis Into Resource Cancer App Kings County Politics, July 1, 2019.

OBB Press Release: 94% OF PEOPLE WITH GLIOBLASTOMA DEMAND HEALTHCARE OVERHAUL. Top finding from unprecedented survey of GBM patients. First Glioblastoma Awareness Day, July 17th, is bipartisan effort to tackle the brain cancer that killed Senators McCain and Kennedy #GBMDay, July 16, 2019

"App Helps Move Glioblastoma From Terminal to Treatable, Powered by Patients", July 8, 2019.

'OurBrainBank: an Introduction," Brain Tumour, the magazine of the International Brain Tumour Alliance, World Edition, 2019-20.

"Study of a smartphone-based symptom assessment (OurBrainBank) for subjects with glioblastomas." (Abstract) American Society of Clinical Oncology 2019 annual meeting (ASCO19).

"Impatient Patients and a New Approach to Disease Treatment," International Clinical Trials, p. 8, May 2019.


"AONN+ Announces Winner of the 2018 CONQUER: the patient voice Hero of Hope Patient Award" (OurBrainBank Founder Jessica Morris) Conquer Magazine, January 31, 2019

"Me, We and RWE. The Importance of Designing for the Patient First," Dec 17, 2018. Applied Clinical Trials.

OBB Press Release: Findings Of OurBrainBank App Pilot Study Unveiled At The Society For Neuro-Oncology's Annual Meeting 2018 November 16, 2018. SNO 2018 Study Abstract

"How a Patient and Doctors Worked Together to Form Innovative Non-profit OurBrainBank," KNect365 Life Sciences, November 9, 2018.

OBB Press Release: OurBrainBank Enhanced App Goes Live; Next Generation of Unique App for People with Glioblastoma Showing at 2018 Society for Neuro-Oncology Conference, October 2, 2018

Video Tweet of OBB Founder Jessica Morris at the Biden Cancer Summit, WDC, September 2018

Sen. John McCain is Discontinuing Cancer Treatment," CNN, August 24, 2018

Health and Technology in the Modern World," The Human and the Machine podcast, June 26, 2018

A Remarkable Campaigner on Turning Her Own Adversity into Connected Triumph,", June 18, 2018

Like Tessa Jowell, I Have a Brain Tumour. I Hope her Death Inspires New Research," The Guardian (UK), May 16, 2018

Brain Cancer Patients Make Connections,", American Association for Cancer Research, May 1, 2018

Dame Tessa Jowell Treating Brain Cancer with Pioneering £240,000-a-year Electronic Skull Cap," The Daily Mirror (UK), April 8, 2018

A New App Aims to Harness Data from Patients with Brain Cancer,", March 15, 2018

From surviving to thriving with #OurBrainBank,", March 14, 2018

OBB Press Release: "OurBrainBank: People-Powered, Tech-Enabled Start-Up to Tackle Brain Cancer," March 13, 2018

"Living with Glioblastoma," National Brain Tumor Society,, March 2018

I have brain cancer. Drug Companies and Med Schools Should Be Compensating Me for My Expertise,", February 27, 2018

Maria Menounos Meets a Glioblastoma Patient," Dr. Oz Show, September 25, 2017

John McCain's Brain Cancer, and Mine," The New York Times, July 20, 2017

Profile: Jessica Morris,", 2017

How a Bizarre Skull Cap Could Help to Zap Deadly Brain Cancer: Electrode Therapy Increases Survival Rate by 13%," The Daily Mail (UK), May 20, 2017

Brain Cancer Survival Improves with Novel Electrical Device, Data Suggest," The Washington Post, April 2, 2017

Podcast by Felix Pilkington, on his mother's first year living with GBM, 2017

Interview Special: Jessica Morris," Better Angels Podcast,, 2017

Brain Cancer Patients Survive Longer by Sending Electric Fields through their Heads," IEEE Spectrum, November 20, 2016

Jessica Morris' blog

Our friend Adam Hayden contributes opinion pieces for STAT News: open letter to Senator John McCain following his glioblastoma diagnosis. Adam argues for better compensation for patient advocates involved in drug development and medical education. Adam on advocacy with the National Brain Tumor Society, on being a “Super Patient," on Twitter chat @BTSMchat, and his blog, Glioblastology.