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MD2K Webinar – An Introduction to All of Us

A webinar series produced by MD2K (the Center for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge) recently featured a presentation by the Scripps Translational Science Institute's Director of Digital Medicine, Dr. Steven Steinhubl, MD. Speaking of the Precision Medicine Initiative's...

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Citizen Science for Mining the Biomedical Literature

PubMed, an online bibliographic database of life sciences and biomedical articles, currently comprises of over 26 million indexed articles. This rapidly growing body of biomedical literature presents both an opportunity and a headache to researchers looking to extract...

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The Health Data Conundrum – New York Times Op-Ed

Cybercrime and hacking have been making headlines in recent months. In an op-ed article published in The New York Times, Dr. Eric Topol, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute, and Assistant U.S. attorney Kathryn Haun, draw attention to the increase in data...

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NCATS spotlight Mark2Cure citizen science project

Biomedical scientists are publishing new discoveries at a rapid rate. Currently, PubMed, the primary database for biomedical literature housed by NIH’s National Center for Biotechnology Information, contains more than 26 million articles and is expanding by more than...

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