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Shape the Data Sharing Landscape: Make a Difference

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:16
By: Vivian Ota Wang, Ph.D. Deputy Director, Office of Data Sharing Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology National Cancer Institute Broad and equitable data sharing can be interpreted many ways. For NCI’s Office of Data Sharing, this means balancing the support of exciting science and innovation and the needs of research and participant communities …

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NCI’s Office of Data Sharing: Setting a “Gold” Standard for Childhood Cancer

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 14:09
By Jaime M. Guidry Auvil, Ph.D. Director, Office of Data Sharing Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology Dr. Jaime M. Guidry Auvil serves as the director of the newly-launched NCI Office of Data Sharing (ODS). Headquartered at the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology, ODS is creating a comprehensive data sharing vision and …

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The Promise and the Challenge of Deep Learning in Pathology

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 11:29
By Lee Cooper, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics Emory University School of Medicine Assistant Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University One of the most exciting developments of the past decade has been the success of methods broadly described as deep learning. While the roots …

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Predictive Modeling for Pre-clinical Drug Screening: Improving Models Derived From Observational Studies Using Machine Learning and Simulation

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:21
This blog post, the fifth, concludes our series that discusses the principles underlying the collaborative project “Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer (JDACS4C).” Investigators from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research have been working collaboratively with experts in applied machine learning and computer science using the …

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