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FDA Unveils Health Data Science Projects Under Incubator Program

Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, has introduced information technology initiatives under the agency’s data science incubator program during  the Health Datapalooza conference in Washington, D.C., MedCityNews reported Thursday. Gottlieb highlighted the FDA’s Information Exchange and Data Transformation program that seeks to standardize methods to examine potential applications of artificial …

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VA, DoD & NCI Partner for Targeted Cancer Screening Initiative

The Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cancer Institute and the Defense Department have formed a consortium with the goal to tailor care for people with cancer using data on genes and proteins associated with the patients’ tumors. VA said Tuesday the Applied Proteogenomics Organizational Learning and Outcomes consortium aims to develop a system for …

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National Cancer Institute Unveils Genomic, Clinical Data Platform

The National Institutes of Health‘s National Cancer Institute has launched the Genomic Data Commons, a unified system designed to store and facilitate sharing of cancer genomic and clinical data. GDC works to centralize and standardize data from The Cancer Genome Atlas and Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate Effective Treatments programs, which house …

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Warren Kibbe: DOE, NCI Plan Pilot to Use Supercomputers for Cancer Research

The Energy Department and National Cancer Institute will continue to work together to plan the utilization of large-scale computing in cancer research and clinical treatment. Warren Kibbe, director of the NCI Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology, wrote in an article published Wednesday that NCI and DOE have partnered with DOE’s Exascale Computing Initiative …

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