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MUIDSI Core Faculty Member, Dr. Laura Schopp, PIs Grant Helping Rural Areas

Dr. Laura Schopp, professor and chair of health psychology, received a $1.2 million grant from the US Health Resources and Services Administration to help fight the opioid epidemic.  Read more…

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MUIDSI Core Faculty Member Blake Meyers Named Editor-in-Chief of “The Plant Cell”

Rockville, Maryland, October 21, 2019 – The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Blake C. Meyers to serve as editor-in-chief of The Plant Cell beginning January 1, 2020. Read More…  

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Graduate Research Assistantship in Biomedical Imaging Informatics (available Aug. 2019):

Many heart patients have not benefitted from MR scans due to technical limitations. A Ph.D. student is sought to further develop the new TRENDimaging software package to analyze complex and irregular heart motions. This will support wider application of ultrafast cardiac MR scans. The position is supported by a new grant from the American Heart

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Events

Artificial Intelligence Driven Framework for the Structurization of Free-Text Diagnostic Reports
Presenter:

Pericles Giannaris

Date:

05-28-2020

Time:

2:00pm-3:00pm

Location:

Zoom: https://umsystem.zoom.us/j/97357740598

Diagnosticians record, share, and store a wealth of data on patients, diseases, and biomedical processes in free-text diagnostic reports. To continue providing advanced biomedical services, healthcare organizations should efficiently and effectively perform complex data management, aggregate data resources, and ensure the interconnectivity and interoperability of biomedical data sets. However, free-text is a poor starting point

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Cancer Research Funding: Where is the Money?
Presenter:

Julie Jaddoo

Date:

05-07-2020

Time:

4:00pm-4:30pm

Location:

Zoom: https://missouri.zoom.us/j/95485094016

Cancer is one of the most common and deadly diseases and its incidence is increasing. There are over one hundred types of cancer and they have a varied impact on society and those affected. Some have known, preventable causes and some are poorly understood. Some can be detected early and some are only detected in

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Quantifying the Predictive Value of Categories of Neighborhood-Level Risk Factors to Predict Health Outcomes
Presenter:

Katie Wilkinson

Date:

05-07-2020

Time:

3:30pm-4:00pm

Location:

Zoom:https://missouri.zoom.us/j/95485094016

A person’s environmental context is well known to impact health outcomes.  However, this information is rarely available in an acute clinical care setting.  Although a growing body of literature combines the information available in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) with environmental and place-based data to better examine the environmental impact on health, these studies generally

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