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The answers we need are all around us. Litmus is a clinical data science platform focused on health-related quality of life.

We use real life data collected at the point of experience from wearables, smart devices, and home sensors to guide management and to inform both new and traditional endpoints. We help our customers describe the full value of their work in observational studies, therapeutical trials, and post-market research. From small observational studies to large scale registries, we help researchers unlock fundamentally new insights from remote and telemetric patient data.

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The top 15 wearables for incorporating real-world data into clinical trials

Melissa Fassbender – December 4th, 2018

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Litmus and NIH study use of wearables in cancer R&D

Richard Staines – November 16th, 2018

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Litmus Health publishes census of wearable devices for clinical research

Conor Hale – November 15th, 2018

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How Wearables Could Help NIH Fight Cancer

Jack Corrigan – November 15th, 2018

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Harvard Biz Review

How Health Care Changes When Algorithms Start Making Diagnoses

Andrew Burt & Samuel Volchenboum – May 9th, 2018

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Data trends: A year in review and what will happen next

David R. Bobbitt – December 19th, 2017

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Five Best Ideas

Katrina Schwartz – November 27th, 2017

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Sam Volchenboum – June 26th, 2017


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Daphne Kis

Co-Founder, Business and Operations

Daphne is a visionary, strategist and operator having been at the forefront of identifying, chronicling, and transforming trends in technology for decades. She spent nearly twenty years as CEO of EDventure Holdings, where she published Release 1.0, the premiere report on emerging trends in technology and produced PC Forum, the canonical conference that helped catalyze many of the breakthroughs that modern technology users take for granted today. 

Daphne is a strong believer in the power of data to help individuals make better decisions about their health outcomes having invested in several health-related startups. Along with her work at Litmus Health, Daphne serves on the board of directors of WorldQuant University, a non-profit whose mission is to make advanced, quality education accessible to capable students everywhere by leveraging technology at scale to deliver entirely online, tuition-free programs.


Sam Volchenboum, MD, PhD

Co-Founder, Chief Medical Officer

Sam Volchenboum, MD, PhD, is co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Litmus and directs the Center for Research Informatics. Litmus is Sam’s brainchild, combining his expertise in both clinical research and medical informatics. Sam has a masters in informatics from MIT, and PhD from Mayo, and has spent almost 20 years as a practicing pediatric oncologist.

Frustrated with the inefficiencies he observed in clinical care and medical research, Sam began developing new tools for collecting, processing, and managing medical data. His entire career has been dedicated to making medicine more data-driven with computer science and informatics.


Josh Jones-Dilworth

Co-Founder, Sales and Marketing

As a co-founder of Litmus Health, Josh Jones-Dilworth brings 15 years of sales, marketing and business development experience, having started his pharma career working with Merck and Pfizer. Josh is the voice of the customer on our team.

Josh has since brought more than 150 emerging technology companies to market, including Siri, Wolfram Alpha, Roku, and dozens of spinouts from incubators and CROs like SRI and Vulcan. In healthcare and bioinformatics specifically, Josh has launched and helped grow Clear Labs, ZocDoc, Kernel, MyAsics, Bina, and Fuzionaire. Josh also teaches at the Acton School of Business in the MBA program in Entrepreneurship.


Dominiek Ter Heide

Chief Technology Officer

Dominiek has incubated and grown numerous technology products at the intersection of data and machine learning. Along the way he has authored 19 patents (12 granted, and 7 pending). Dom is experienced in all aspects of building technology companies. He has more than 15 years of full-stack software engineering experience. Dom has spent the last 7 years scaling big data systems and building enterprise-grade stream processing platforms.

Dom started coding from young age. He entered the software industry at age 16 and was a CTO by age 23. He is responsible for making sure that Litmus is optimally architected and obsessively configured for both scientific rigor and regulatory oversight.