Penn Signals
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Penn Medicine Sees Big Data as Life Saver

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.

Gene Network for Obesity
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IBI Director Part of $4.4 Million Research Grant to Study Obesity in Pennsylvania

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 isĀ part of the ā€œBig Data in Health Researchā€ effort established by the stateā€™s Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement […]

Beale's Function
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IBI is Recruiting a Chief Research Information Officer (CRIO)

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 advanceĀ biomedical research leading to discoveries that improveĀ human health and healthcare. The ideal candidate will have training and experience in biomedical informatics, biomedical research, electronic health records, clinical data warehouses, and […]

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IBI Is Recruiting Faculty Across Informatics Disciplines and Ranks

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 […]

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IBI Faculty Use Twitter to Study Cardiovascular Disease

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). […]

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Dr. Jason Moore Named Director of the Institute for Biomedical Informatics at Penn Medicine

Jason H. Moore, Ph.D., has been named the first permanent director of the Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI), at theĀ Perelman School of MedicineĀ 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 […]

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IBI Faculty Participate in Development of the Eukaryotic Pathogen Genomics Database

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 theĀ Eukaryotic Pathogen Genomics Database, or EuPathDB. This project is funded by a $4.3 million contract from theĀ  National Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseaseĀ and will play a very important role improving […]