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Department of Biomedical Informatics Archives

Drug discovery clues in network map

Aug. 5, 2014—Vanderbilt investigators have constructed a network map that could guide the development of new targeted cancer therapies.

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Lehmann to advise on health informatics

May. 15, 2014—Chris Lehmann, M.D., professor of Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt, has been appointed by the U.S. Government Accountability Office as the first pediatrician to serve on the Health Information Technology (HIT) Policy Committee.

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E-records shed light on drug response

Mar. 31, 2014—Electronic medical records linked to DNA biobanks are a valid resource for defining and understanding the genetic factors that contribute to drug response.

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Web tool speeds pulmonary hypertension discovery

Mar. 5, 2014—The pulmonary arterial hypertension knowledgebase (PAHKB), developed by Vanderbilt researchers, provides a useful tool for identifying PAH-related genes and signaling pathways relevant to pathogenesis.

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Informatics tools link protein structure, drug action: speaker

Feb. 13, 2014—Russ Altman, M.D., Ph.D., professor of Bioengineering, Genetics and Medicine at Stanford University, posed an intriguing question at last week’s Discovery Lecture: is it possible to predict drug side effects from the 3D-structure of proteins?

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American College of Medical Informatics honors Denny, Harris

Dec. 12, 2013—Faculty members Josh Denny, M.D., M.S., associate professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine, and Paul Harris, Ph.D., associate professor of Biomedical Informatics and research associate professor of Biomedical Engineering, are among six fellows elected this year to the American College of Medical Informatics.

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What makes us human?

Nov. 22, 2013—Using computational tools to search for the genetic basis of what makes us human, Vanderbilt Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics Tony Capra and colleagues at the University of California-San Francisco have identified promising candidate regions.

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Molecular circuits in ovarian cancer

Nov. 13, 2013—Vanderbilt researchers have used bioinformatics analysis of gene expression data to describe molecular “circuits” that drive ovarian cancer.

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Pioneers of Discovery: Computer science drives Capra’s biomedical research

Oct. 3, 2013—Tony Capra, Ph.D., is a new assistant professor of Biomedical Informatics and investigator in the Center for Human Genetics Research at Vanderbilt. His goal is to use the tools of computer science to address problems in genetics, evolution and biomedicine.

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Gene interactions and cavities

Sep. 30, 2013—Vanderbilt researchers used existing genome-wide association study datasets to identify gene interactions that contribute to tooth decay.

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VUSM’s new curriculum gains technological support

Aug. 1, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine has created a new office to manage the technical support necessary to make the dramatic shift in educational techniques under Curriculum 2.0.

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Visualizing data on network ‘maps’

Jul. 25, 2013—The new web application NetGestalt will allow investigators to simultaneously visualize different types of data for the same gene – such as mutation, expression and modification.

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