Penn Medicine’s Chief Data Scientist Michael Draugelis is featured in this Health Data Management piece highlighting his Penn Signals system for real-time monitoring of patient data for clinical decision support. This system has been tested on use case including sepsis and cardiovascular disease with promising results.
Michael Restuccia, vice president and chief information officer for Penn Medicine, was named one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 Technology Leaders for 2016. Through the award program, Computerworld aims to shine a light on technology and business leaders across the nation. For more information see the Penn Medicine press release.
IBI Director Dr. Jason Moore will lead a project to use phenotype mining of electronic health record (EHR) data to study obesity in Pennsylvania. Dr. Marylyn Ritchie from Geisinger Health System will lead the four-year parent grant that is part of the “Big Data in Health Research” effort established by the state’s Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement […]
IBI Director Dr. Jason Moore will lead a new Exposure Biology Informatics Core (EBIC) as part of the Penn Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology (CEET). This new core will be co-lead by IBI Bioinformatics Core Director Dr. Paul Wang and will work closely with environmental health and toxicology researchers at Penn to help process, […]
IBI faculty member Mitchell Lazar, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues published a paper in Cell showing how single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) can influence anti-diabetic drug response. This work has important implications for the development of precision medicine strategies for common diseases such as type 2 diabetes. For more information see the Penn Medicine press release.
We are recruiting a Chief Research Information Officer (CRIO) to assume a leadership role at Penn Medicine to help connect faculty with clinical data to advance biomedical research leading to discoveries that improve human health and healthcare. The ideal candidate will have training and experience in biomedical informatics, biomedical research, electronic health records, clinical data warehouses, and […]
Patricia M. Williams Term Professor in Biology Junhyong Kim navigates the complex computations of single-cell genomics. For more information see this post on the Penn School of Arts and Sciences website.
IBI senior fellow Dr. Frederick Bushman is part of a Penn Medicine team that received a $7.5 Million grant to expand their research to engineer T cells to be resistant to HIV-1 infection. For more information see the Penn Medicine press release.
IBI faculty member Dr. Craig Umscheid was part of a Penn Medicine team that evaluated an informatics-based diagnostic tool for skin conditions called VisualDx. The study was published in the journal Diagnosis. For more information see the Penn Medicine press release.
The Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics seeks candidates for several Full, Assistant, and/or Associate Professor positions in the tenure track. Rank will be commensurate with experience. Applicants must have an Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research. Successful applicants will have strong training and skills to conduct biomedical […]
Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI) faculty member Lyle Ungar, Ph.D. (Professor of Computer and Information Science) is participating in a collaborative project to use social media to study diseases such as cardiovascular disease. This innovative new study is funded by a new $1.5 million grant from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). […]
Jason H. Moore, Ph.D., has been named the first permanent director of the Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI), at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His appointment starts March 1, 2015. Moore is an expert in biomedical informatics, human genetics, and systems genomics. He comes to Penn from the Geisel School of […]
Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI) faculty member Christian Stoeckert, Ph.D. (Research Professor of Genetics) is a co-investigator on a new study to develop the Eukaryotic Pathogen Genomics Database, or EuPathDB. This project is funded by a $4.3 million contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease and will play a very important role improving […]
A new effort mapping 24-hr patterns of expression for thousands of genes in 12 different mouse organs – five years in the making – provides important clues about how the role of timing may influence the way drugs work in the body. A study detailing this veritable “atlas” of gene oscillations,never before described in mammals, is published […]