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Stanford Medicine's Big Data in Precision Health conference unites people who create, study and use information from big data to improve health.

Stanford Medicine's Big Data in Precision Health conference unites people who create, study and use information from big data to improve health.

Maja Matarić, a robiticist at the University of Southern California, plans to speak about socially assistive robotics at Big Data in Precision Health.

Maja Matarić, a robiticist at the University of Southern California, plans to speak about socially assistive robotics at Big Data in Precision Health.

By scouting for a particular immune cell in the blood, scientists can tell which patients with a lung-scarring disease are at higher risk for death.

By scouting for a particular immune cell in the blood, scientists can tell which patients with a lung-scarring disease are at higher risk for death.

Understanding the roles of various microbes in the human microbiome is challenging, but statistics can help, Stanford researcher Susan Holmes explains.

Understanding the roles of various microbes in the human microbiome is challenging, but statistics can help, Stanford researcher Susan Holmes explains.

Dean Lloyd Minor discusses findings of Stanford Medicine's recently released Health Trends Report.

Dean Lloyd Minor discusses findings of Stanford Medicine's recently released Health Trends Report.

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Citizen science through an online computer game, EVE online, helps scientists better classify protein locations inside a cell.

Citizen science through an online computer game, EVE online, helps scientists better classify protein locations inside a cell.

At a time when technology is bringing the world closer together, the practice and potential of sharing patient data is beginning to blur the notion of “rare” diseases, and offer more options for identifying and treating conditions previously considered undiagnosed, panelists at a Stanford conference said.

At a time when technology is bringing the world closer together, the practice and potential of sharing patient data is beginning to blur the notion of “rare” diseases, and offer more options for identifying and treating conditions previously considered undiagnosed, panelists at a Stanford conference said.

During a digital health-focused session at the Big Data in Precision Health conference, four speakers detailed the ways in which they're harnessing digital technologies to empower patient health.

During a digital health-focused session at the Big Data in Precision Health conference, four speakers detailed the ways in which they're harnessing digital technologies to empower patient health.