big data Archives
Berlin Institute of Health’s Eils set for next Discovery Lecture
Oct. 18, 2021—Roland Eils, PhD, will discuss efforts to translate the deluge of genomics data generated by international initiatives into understanding disease mechanisms during the next web-based Discovery Lecture.
New tool to probe genetic mechanisms of disease
Oct. 22, 2020—Vanderbilt Genetics Institute investigators have added a new method to the computational genetics toolbox. Their approach, described in the journal Nature Genetics, integrates vast genomics datasets to predict gene expression and facilitate discovery of genetic mechanisms underlying human diseases.
Original podcast series explores ideas, issues shaping health and health care
Aug. 11, 2020—Listen to Episode 1 and subscribe on your favorite platform. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is launching Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action, an original podcast series exploring the issues and scientific advancements shaping health, medicine and society. The series takes the listener deep into the world of health care through conversations with more than 30...
Study merges big data and zebrafish biology to reveal mechanisms of human disease
Apr. 24, 2019—In a series of studies that volleyed between large databases and research in zebrafish, Vanderbilt investigators have discovered a link between vascular biology and eye disease.
Predictive models for gene regulation
Aug. 16, 2018—Using new computational approaches to understand the behavior of cells should aid efforts to predict how mutations affect cell function and how diseases respond to drug combinations.
Former FDA official explores big data’s impact on healthcare
Apr. 19, 2018—“Big data” can help reverse the alarming decline in life expectancy in the United States — if universities and academic medical centers take the lead, former U.S. Food and Drug Administrator Robert Califf, MD, told a Vanderbilt audience last week.
Faculty input sought at Big Data town halls
Jan. 11, 2018—In partnership with the Faculty Senate, the Data Science Visions Working Group seeks to gather input from faculty colleagues through a series of town hall-style conversations.
VUMC research shows patient privacy, ‘big data’ can coexist
Jan. 28, 2016—A new study, led by investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), confirms that the scientific pursuit of so-called big data from hospitals and clinics needn’t conflict with patient privacy.