3/3/14 Special External Webinar: Cardiac Atlas Project

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Cardiac Atlas Project Alistair Young School of Medicine, University of Auckland Andrew McCulloch University of California San Diego Abstract: Cardiac malformations are the most common type of birth defect. Improvements in the management of complex congenital heart disease (CHD) have resulted in >90% of those born with CHD now able to survive into early adulthood. In the U.S. alone, there are more adults with CHD (~1 million individuals) than children. Many of these patients...

2/21/14 iDASH External Webinar; Jane Burns

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How genetic and genomic analysis are leading to new therapies in Kawasaki disease Jane Burns UCSD School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics Abstract: Our first genetic studies of Kawasaki disease (KD) began in 1998 when we found a skewed distribution of two single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the promoter region of TNF? that were potentially implicated in increased gene expression. These early observations inspired a small clinical trial of pentoxifylline, a modulator of TNF?...

2/6/14 Informatics Open Access Journal Club; Harry Burke

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QNOTE: an instrument for measuring the quality of EHR clinical notes Burke HB, Hoang A, Becher D, Fontelo P, Liu F, Stephens M, Pangaro LN, Sessums LL, O'Malley P, Baxi NS, Bunt CW, Capaldi VF, Chen JM, Cooper BA, Djuric DA, Hodge JA, Kane S, Magee C, Makary ZR, Mallory RM, Miller T, Saperstein A, Servey J, Gimbel RW. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014 Jan 2. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002321. Harry Burke Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences The outpatient clinical note documents...

iDASH External Webinar; Haixu Tang; Jan 17, 2014

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Host: Haixu Tang School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Bloomington ABSTRACT While the debate is still on-going over the priority between the research uses of human genomic data versus the privacy of human subjects, privacy-preserving techniques are available for a balanced consideration of both of them. I will showcase a few examples, where customized privacy-preserving approaches have been adopted, implicitly or explicitly, for sharing different kinds of human...

12/5/2013 Open Access Journal Club: Peter White and Michael Italia

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Harvest: an open platform for developing web-based biomedical data discovery and reporting applications Jeffrey W Pennington ,Byron Ruth ,Michael J Italia, Jeffrey Miller, Stacey Wrazien, Jennifer G Loutrel, E Bryan Crenshaw, Peter S White J Am Med Inform Assoc Published Online First: 16 October 2013 doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2013-001825 Peter White, Ph.D. Michael Italia, M.S. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia We have addressed the acute need of researchers to make complex data...

iDASH External Webinar; 11/15/2013 Jaideep Vaidya

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Ensuring Privacy and Security for Healthcare Data Repositories Jaideep Vaidya Rutgers University Abstract: Big data has the potential to transform the healthcare system. However, to truly unlock this potential, we must be able to collect, analyze, and share data in healthcare repositories in a safe fashion. In this talk, we will examine some of the privacy and security challenges in maintaining large data repositories. I will present attacks against healthcare repositories from the...

10/18/2013; iDASH External Webinar - Philip Bourne

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In the Future Will a Biological Database Really be Different than a Biological Journal? Philip Bourne University of San Diego California Abstract: I first posed this question in an Editorial in 2005. Well the future is now, so what is the answer to the question? I will give you at least my opinion of an answer and back it up with work that we and others have been doing at this interface. My own experience will be drawn from our database work with the RCSB Protein Data Bank (PDB) and...