The Center for Population Health Informatics is working across disciplines and harnessing the power of data and technology to better the lives of those in St. Louis and beyond.
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Genome sequencing research on 50,000 people may lead to finding heart disease before it strikes.
Dr. Philip Payne named inaugural director.
The goal is to help clinicians treat patients based on tumor genetics.
Data mining unlocks new treatments for young patients.
News of Note
Dr. Philip Payne joins Innovators to talk about the crucial role of biomedical informatics in healthcare and in training the next wave of medical professionals.
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is sharing a $25 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support the use of health data to move basic science discoveries into clinical care.
Its value hinges on the premise that patients will use telehealth options instead of going to the doctor or the urgent care clinic. From Wired
While scientific knowledge relevant to precision medicine has increased substantially in recent years, translating these findings into the clinic to truly transform patient care remains difficult. From HealthAffairs Blog