We are excited to announce the launch of Open Insights, a series of research talks related to the mission of DBMI. This interdisciplinary seminar provides an open forum to engage participants in a discussion about the future of quantitative methods and engineering in biomedicine.
Last week, postdoctoral research fellow Andrew Beam attended the Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), one of the world's top conferences on machine learning (ML). He has described the experience in
DBMI and the BD2K PIC-SURE project are pleased to announce that applications are currently open for our Summer Institute in Biomedical Informatics. This program, now in its 13th year, is open to undergrads majoring in the hard sciences and interested in progressing to post-graduate study (PhD, MD
Alexa McCray and fellow members of a Committee on Science Literacy and Public Perception of Science recently published the results of their evidence-based consensus study, which was conducted on behalf of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
On August 30, DBMI Research Associate Oren Miron won first place for his three-minute pitch at Falling Walls Lab of New York, describing how he plans to break the wall of autism by detecting the disorder in newborns using the same standard testing device used to check for hearing impairment.
The Department of Biomedical Informatics will be co-hosting the Seminar on Biostatistics - Biomedical Informatics - Big Data (B3D), a new series jointly organized with the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) has announced its 2016 Signature Award recipients. DBMI Chair Zak Kohane has been chosen for the William W. Stead Award for Thought Leadership in Informatics.