An insight into NIH’s Big Data to Knowledge project

DNAdigest– official supporter of BioData World Congress USA, interviewed Phil Bourne – Associate Director for Data Science at the National Institutes of Health about the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) project. What is Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K)? “BD2K is an NIH program across 27 institutes of about 110 million dollars a year. The program focus is on the challenges emerging in data across biosciences, …

Interview: Veterans Affairs Precision Oncology Project

Our supporting partner DNAdigest got in touch with one of our speakers at BioData World Congress– Louis Fiore, doctor, scientist, manager, innovator at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Boston Massachusetts, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center (MAVERIC). Louis will be speaking about the Precision Oncology Project at BioData World Congress USA 2016. We want to share some …

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Leading industry insights from precision medicine professionals

This May 18th, London will welcome over 30 leading international speakers to the inaugural World Precision Medicine Congress. We wanted to give you a taste of what you will hear on-site with some exclusive insights from some of these esteemed thought-leaders. Alastair Kent, Director, Genetic Alliance U.K. Niven Narain, Co-Founder, President & CEO, Berg Health Peter Johnson, Chief Clinician, Cancer …

Where is the person in personalised medicine?

Held at the Wellcome Trust Conference Centre with the support of the Babraham Institute, BIA, BioNow and the Pistoia Alliance, BioData World Congress is an unprecedented opportunity for leaders in genomics and personalised medicine to meet and discuss solutions in applying Big Data in personalised   medicine. Ethical considerations are a paramount concern when using and sharing genomic data. Ruth …