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Brad Mascho, Chief AI Officer of NCI Information Systems, Announced as Moderator for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th

Brad Mascho, chief AI officer of NCI Information Systems, will be featured as a moderator during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th. You can register for the event here.

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IC Vet Amy McAuliffe to Chair National Intelligence Council

Amy McAuliffe, a 20-year Intelligence Community veteran and a CIA officer, has been appointed by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper as chair of the National Intelligence Council. McAuliffe will succeed the departing Gregory Treverton and provide intelligence to the U.S. president, military chiefs and policymakers to help facilitate decisions on national …

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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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Former NIH Director May Be New Director of NCI

President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Harold Varmus as director of the National Cancer Institute yesterday. Varmus is a former director of the National Institute of Health, bringing a wealth of expertise to the position. Varmus is a co-recipient of the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine …

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