clone

Research team of co-senior author Peter Park combined single-cell genome sequencing with rigorous data analysis techniques to show for the first time that the brains of healthy people possess mutations in a significant number of somatic cells.

embryonic stem cells

DBMI's Peter Park, HMS associate professor of biomedical informatics and co-senior author on a pair of papers in the September 24 Nature, developed a set of algorithmic tools to analyze the genomic data from the

Izzabella Mendenhall, who suffers with Bardet-Biedl syndrome (Kris Novetzke Photo).

In August 2015, the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) awarded DBMI a supplemental grant of $2.4M to further develop the Global Rare Diseases Patient Registry Data Repository/GRDR® program....

UDN Gateway

The Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) is now accepting patient applications through its online portal, the UDN Gateway. Through funding from the National Institutes of Health Common Fund, the UDN was formed to diagnose patients who suffer from...

DBMI Summer Institute class of 2015

August 7 saw the successful finish for DBMI’s newest addition to its educational offerings as 16 undergraduate students from across the country completed a nine-week internship placement consisting of a twice-weekly didactic program, a mentored...

Kathy GIusti and friends

This first in an annual series of Precision Medicine Conferences took place June 24–25 in the Joseph P. Martin Conference Center at HMS. Attended by over 400 participants from academia, industry, government and the community, this first installment...

Zak Kohane and Jeff Flier

On July 1, 2015, the ten-year-old Center for Biomedical Informatics transitioned to formal status as the new Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI). Five members of the Center Faculty (Zak Kohane, Alexa McCray, Peter Park, Peter Kharchenko and Chirag Patel)...