8-16-2013 Samantha Kleinberg, iDASH External Webinar

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Data Driven Causal Inference in Multiple Medical Systems Date: Fri Aug 16, 2013 Host: Samantha Kleinberg Stevens Institute of Technology ABSTRACT One of the key problems we face with the accumulation of massive datasets is the transformation of data to actionable, causal, knowledge. Electronic health records enable us to conduct research on the same population that is being treated, but these data vary widely in quality, quantity, and structure. In order to know whether algorithms can...

August 6, 2013 - Jane Burns, Jihoon Kim; Special Webinar

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Privacy Preserving Analytics for Kawasaki Disease in African-Americans Jane Burns UCSD Jihoon Kim UCSD Abstract: Preserving research subject privacy while accelerating discovery through inter-institutional collaborations remains a challenge. Genotype data itself is considered an identifiable code similar to a social security number or fingerprint, so individual-level data cannot be shared while still preserving privacy. Collaborations between countries are further restricted by...

Aug 2, 2013: Special Webinar; Elena Martinez and Ian Komenaka

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Informed Consent for Biospecimen Collection and Data Sharing among Low-income, Uninsured and Underinsured Women: Is it a Matter of Trust? Elena Martinez Moores Cancer Center Ian Komenaka Maricopa Medical Center Abstract: Little is known about willingness of individuals from underserved populations to participate in biospecimen collection and data sharing, and whether participation varies according to the individual who is attempting to obtain informed consent from patients for such...

David Bhella: The Peter Wildy Award Talk (MWV75)

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David Bhella, Ph.D., MRC Centre for Virus Research, accepts the Peter Wildy Prize for Microbiology Education, awarded annually by the Society for General Microbiology for an outstanding contribution to microbiology education. Recorded live March 25, 2013 in Manchester, UK.

Journal Club Webinar: Aug 6, 2013, Kimberly Shoenbill

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Genetic data and electronic health records: a discussion of ethical, logistical and technological considerations Shoenbill K, Fost N, Tachinardi U, Mendonca EA. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23771953 Kimberly Shoenbill, MD, MS Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics University of Wisconsin, Madison The completion of sequencing the human genome in 2003 has spurred the production and collection of genetic data at ever increasing rates....

July 19, 2013: Hua Xu

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Medication Information Extraction from EHR – Methods and Applications Hua Xu The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Abstract: The growing use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) systems has established large practice-based clinical datasets, which are emerging as valuable resources for clinical and translational research. The longitudinal nature of the data contained within EHRs makes them ideal for quantifying drug outcomes (both efficacy and toxicity). The major...