The Big Data in Biomedicine Conference kicks off today. Now in its fourth year, the event provides a forum for experts to discuss ways to use large-scale data analysis and technology to improve human health. This year's event will include a focus on Stanford Medicine’s work in precision health.
- 1:30 p.m. Wednesday: a panel discussion on population health moderated by Mark Cullen, MD, director of the Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences
- 4:15 p.m. Wednesday: a keynote speech by Robert Califf, MD, commissioner of food and drugs with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
- 1 p.m. Thursday: a keynote talk by Kathy Hudson, PhD, deputy director for science, outreach and policy at the National Institutes of Health
- 1:45 p.m. Thursday: a panel discussion on digital health and technology featuring, among other experts, Blake Byers, PhD, general partner with Google Ventures, and Shahar Shpigelman, big data analytics manager at Intel
- 3:45 p.m. Thursday: a panel discussion on learning health systems featuring, among others, Nigam Shah, MBBS, PhD, associate professor of medicine at Stanford; and moderated by Steve Lohr, a reporter at the New York Times.
Previously: Countdown to Big Data in Biomedicine: Building bridges for massive amounts of information, Countdown to Big Data in Biomedicine: How gamers have advanced the RNA field and Countdown to Big Data in Biomedicine: Genomic data sharing is key, says UCSC's David Haussler
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