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...

Oct 3, 2013 Open Access Journal Club: Jessica Tenenbaum and Melissa Haendel

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A sea of standards for omics data: sink or swim? Jessica D Tenenbaum, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, Melissa Haendel J Am Med Inform Assoc doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002066 Jessica Tenenbaum Duke Translational Medicine Institute Melissa Haendel Oregon Health and Science University In the era of big data, omic-scale technologies, and increasing calls for data sharing, it is generally agreed that the use of community-developed, open data standards is critical. Far less agreed upon is...

September 20, 2013; Ricky Taira; iDASH External Monthly Webinar

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Defining and Organizing Medical NLP Tasks Ricky Kiyotaka Taira University of California, Los Angeles Abstract: In this talk, we touch on some of the major issues related to building high quality deep understanding medical NLP systems. Given that it is unlikely that any one group can singly develop such a system, it is important to understand how tasks can be factored while maintaining a global master design focused on the latest theories of language to insure the overall system can...

Journal Club Webinar, September 5, Hyeonuei Kim and Son Doan

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PhenDisco: phenotype discovery system for the database of genotypes and phenotypes Son Doan, Ko-Wei Lin, Mike Conway, Lucila Ohno-Machado, Alex Hsieh, Stephanie Feudjio Feupe, Asher Garland, Mindy K Ross, Xiaoqian Jiang, Seena Farzaneh, Rebecca Walker, Neda Alipanah, Jing Zhang, Hua Xu, Hyeoun-Eui Kim J Am Med Inform Assoc doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2013-001882 Hyeon-Eui Kim and Son Doan Division of Biomedical Informatics University of California, San Diego The database of genotypes and...