The Department of Biomedical Informatics was established in 1964 at the University of Utah. Located in Salt Lake City, the department is internationally recognized as a leader in biomedical informatics research and education.
The department has a National Library of Medicine (NLM) training grant to support its educational programs. Master of Science (MS), Non-Thesis Master of Science, Certificate and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programs are offered along with short-term traineeships for students and visiting fellows. Read More.
Wendy Chapman, Ph.D., the chair of biomedical informatics at University of Utah Health whose informatics tools have been applied toward addressing a wide array of problems in health care, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). ... Read More
We are pleased to announce the recipients of the Helmuth F. Orthner Travel Assistance Scholarship. The selected graduate students listed below will be presenting at the AMIA conference in Washington, D.C. in November.
We thank the Orthner family for their generous support of our students!... Read More
Karen Eilbeck in collaboration with Aaron Quinlan and Mark Yandell of the UCGD and the Department of Human Genetics have authored a review article titled “Settling the score: variant prioritization and Mendelian disease” for Nature Reviews Genetics. This manuscript details the challenges of variant prioritization through clinical interpretation and delivery. ... Read More