Sep 07

NCIP News Update, September 7, 2012

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Welcome to NCIP News Update, our regularly reoccuring blog post of NCIP news and information. Please check in regularly to receive details about NCIP as we continue to evolve this new program. Links to these updates will also be published via the @NCI_NCIP Twitter account, the NCIP Announce listserv, and the NCIP LinkedIn Group. As …

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Aug 15

Ephemeral Images, Indelible Data: The Promises and Challenges of Digital Imaging as Applied to Pathology

graphic representation of transformation of the coordinate system

  Those of us working in biomedical informatics are well aware that one of our omnipresent challenges is overcoming the disparity between our capacity to use high-throughput research technologies to produce huge quantities of data, which is now very high, and our practical ability to store, aggregate, analyze, and integrate the resulting mountains of heterogeneous …

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Aug 03

Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) Bioinformatics

Word Cloud for Ying Xiao imaging presentation

The NCI-supported Cooperative Groups conduct national- and international-scale multicenter clinical trials.  They face escalating computational challenges as the amount of clinical trials data generated by a multiplicity of research technologies and clinical observations continues to expand. As part of our ongoing Speaker Series, we recently invited Dr. Ying Xiao to discuss informatics initiatives being undertaken …

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Jul 26

Getting There from Here: Four Considerations for Transitioning to Open Development

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 “So what do we do? Anything.  Something. So long as we just don’t sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we’ve satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late.”  Lee Iacocca I came across Iacocca’s statement late last week, and it struck me as an …

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Jul 20

NCIP News Update – July 20, 2012

Two heads with informatics cloud

Welcome to the first NCIP News Update, our bi-weekly blog post of NCIP news and information. Please check in regularly to receive details about NCIP as we continue to evolve this new program. Links to these updates will also be published via the @NCI_NCIP Twitter account, the NCIP Announce listserv, and the NCIP LinkedIn Group. …

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Jul 17

G-DOC: Enabling Systems Medicine Through Innovations in Informatics

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These are exciting times for cancer research.  The rapid evolution and decreasing cost of omics technologies provide unprecedented opportunities to improve individual patient diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.  To fully realize this goal, however, requires integrating and analyzing data from the laboratory and the clinic in a way that is meaningful and useful to health-care providers.  …

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Jun 28

Fresh Start for Informatics at NCI

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Welcome to the new NCIP blog, and thank you for reading our inaugural post. We plan to use this platform to share information with the community, patient advocates, scientists, and our internal team. Additionally, we hope to collaborate informally and brainstorm toward real research solutions. This blog reflects NCIP’s research interests, priorities, and initiatives, and …

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