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Department of Biomedical Informatics Launches to Advance Patient Care Using Data-Driven Discovery

Connecting basic science and medicine with clinical and translational scientists, the University of Colorado School of Medicine is introducing the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) to enhance clinical care through integrated computational technology, laboratory investigations, and artificial intelligence (AI).

Author Rachel Wittel | Publish Date July 06, 2022
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Gene expression in African Americans, Puerto Ricans and Mexican Americans reveals ancestry-specific patterns of genetic architecture

news outletNature
Publish DateMay 26, 2023

CU Department of Biomedical Informatics researchers helped explore ancestry-related differences in the genetic architecture of whole-blood gene expression using whole-genome and RNA sequencing data from 2,733 African Americans, Puerto Ricans and Mexican Americans.

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Phenopacket-tools: Building and validating GA4GH Phenopackets

news outletPLOS ONE
Publish DateMay 25, 2023

The Phenopacket Schema developed by DBMI researchers is flexible and can represent clinical data for any kind of human disease including rare disease, complex disease, and cancer. It also allows consortia or databases to apply additional constraints to ensure uniform data collection for specific goals.

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30 Healthcare IT Influencers Worth a Follow in 2023

news outletHealthTech
Publish DateMay 25, 2023

CT Lin, MD, a secondary professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, is among influencers and health IT leaders paving the way toward health equity and transforming healthcare’s approach to data.

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Perspectives of Patients About Immediate Access to Test Results Through an Online Patient Portal

news outletJAMA Network
Publish DateMay 03, 2023

CT Lin, a secondary faculty member for the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the CU School of Medicine, looks at the 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule that mandates the immediate electronic availability of test results to patients, as concerns remain about unintended effects of releasing abnormal test results to patients.

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