The School of Medicine’s biomedical informatics and biostatistics units are uniting under the existing “I2” moniker as the Institute for Informatics, Data Science and Biostatistics (I2DB). The alignment between informatics and biostatistics at the School of Medicine, however, is not quite as new. In 2019, the Division of Biostatistics became part of the Institute for […]
2023 Big Ideas winners announced
From among 19 applications and 12 finalists, six winners have been selected for the 2023-2024 Big Ideas Competition award! Each of the six winning teams will be awarded a grant of $50,000 in research funds. Among the winning teams are seven faculty from the Institute for Informatics, Data Science and Biostatistics (I2DB) including Jing Li, Thomas Kannampallil, Mackenzie Hofford, Sunny Lou, Adam Wilcox, Randi Foraker and […]
Prusaczyk awarded for contributions to older adult care
Beth Prusaczyk, PhD, MSW, receives the 2023 Alene and Meyer Kopolow Award for Geriatrics, Psychiatry and Neurology.
Recap of the 2023 I2DB Symposium: Data <- "Justice"
Presenting Sponsor Technology Partners Premiere Sponsors Google CloudMDClone Bohigian Lecture in Biomedical Informatics Reaction Panel with Mary Ebeling, moderated by I2DB Director Dr. Philip Payne Becker Archives Acquires the Jerome Cox Papers Stephen Logsdon Embracing Healthcare Information Age Philip R.O. Payne, PhD, FACMI, FAMIA, FAIMBE, FIAHSI
Abraham, Foraker, Yen elected fellows of informatics society (Links to an external site)
Three faculty members at WashU School of Medicine have been elected fellows of the American College of Medical Informatics.
New Center Will Bring Breakthroughs Out of the Lab and into Practice
The newly launched Center for Applied Clinical Informatics will move scientific discoveries out of the laboratory and into hospitals and clinics, where they can make a difference.
School of Medicine joins NIH initiative to expand use of AI in biomedical research (Links to an external site)
This effort — called Voice as a Biomarker of Health — will bring together researchers from 12 institutions in North America, including Washington University, to build the database, which will be ethically sourced and also protect patient privacy.
WashU Medicine, BJC HealthCare partner with new company to accelerate lifesaving research (Links to an external site)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and BJC HealthCare are partnering with CuriMeta, a new company based in St. Louis, that will accelerate lifesaving research in the fight against chronic and acute diseases.
Dr. Po-Yin Yen among recipients of RN Initiative Grant
Po-Yin Yen, PhD, RN, FAMIA, associate professor in the Institute for Informatics and Goldfarb School of Nursing, along with Barnes-Jewish Hospital collaborators Michele Butkiewicz and Lisa Kidin from the Center for Practice Excellence, will join two additional sites under the leadership of Columbia University Irving Medical Center to work at scaling the CONCERN (COmmunicating Narrative Concerns Entered by RNs) tool.
Pandemic road map (Links to an external site)
When the School of Medicine established its Institute for Informatics in 2016, no one could have foreseen the indispensable role it would play in helping the St. Louis and campus communities respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. From the beginning, the pandemic has been a story told in numbers.
Synthetic data mimics real patient data, accurately models COVID-19 pandemic (Links to an external site)
National synthetic dataset boosts coronavirus research, helps prepare for future pandemics
FORWARD: Exploring the future of data science, informatics and the workplace
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I2 launches MO/Notify exposure notification system
After piloting on Washington University campuses, the MO/Notify exposure notification system is now available to users throughout Missouri.
Washington University joins major NIH effort to advance health data science in Africa (Links to an external site)
Washington University in St. Louis is joining a major international effort to advance data science, catalyze innovation and spur health discoveries across Africa.
National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C)
The National Institutes of Health has launched a centralized, secure enclave to store and study vast amounts of medical record data from people diagnosed with coronavirus disease across the country.