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July 8, 2016
TransMed 2016: Translational Medicine Informatics & Applications
July 8, 2016 │ Orlando │ USA
We are happy to announce the TransMed 2016: Translational Medicine Informatics & Applications meeting, to be held during the ISMB 2016, (Orlando, USA), on July 8, 2016.
Knowledge-based translational medicine is a rapidly growing discipline in biomedical research and aims to expedite the discovery of new diagnostic tools and treatments by using a multi-disciplinary, highly collaborative, “bench-to-bedside” approach. Large amounts of multi-omics, imaging (medical and molecular) and clinical data can now be captured for given patient populations. In addition to the challenges of data curation and harmonisation, new computational methods are required to identify molecular signatures that suggest disease subtype. These signatures may be predictive of outcome or progression, and impact on disease management by suggesting personalised therapeutic strategies for patients. Such approaches will further the development of a new taxonomy of disease.
In the TransMed SIG meeting, we will explore the current status of computational biology approaches within the field of translational medicine. Authors are invited to submit abstracts (1 page) for presentations and posters by April 15, 2016. Details of submission process are available on the TransMed2016 SIG website.
Keynote Speakers Confirmed
– Prof. Russ Altman, Professor of Bioengineering, Genetics, Medicine and Computer Science; Director, Biomedical Informatics Training Program, School of Medicine, Stanford University
– Prof. Sean Mooney, Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, University of Washington; Chief Research Information Officer (CRIO) of UW Medicine
– Prof. John Overington, Director of Bioinformatics at Stratified Medical, Visiting Professor at the Institute of Cardiovascular Science, University College London and the Farr Institute
Abstract submissions deadline: April 15, 2016
Poster and Presentation acceptance notifications: May 6, 2016
Final program available: May 27, 2016
TransMed 2016 SIG: July 8, 2016
If you have any further questions regarding the submission of abstracts, do not hesitate to contact our committee at the following email address: email@example.com
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