Welcome home to Dr. John Hurdle who just returned from his six-month sojourn to Vietnam as a Fulbright Scholar. Dr. Hurdle taught biomedical informatics at the University of Information Technology in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly named Saigon) on the topic of “Promoting Vietnamese Healthcare Informatics in a Computer Science Environment.”.... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
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.
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Congratulations to Younghee Lee, PhD who was awarded funding from the Cancer Control and Population Sciences (CCPS) Program, Huntsman Cancer Institute to support her research project, “Develop a splicing decision model to identify functionally actionable cancer-specific somatic and rare germline variants.” ... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
Chris Li, a West High student working in the Facelli (Department of Biomedical Informatics) and Grossman (Huntsman Cancer Institute) labs received the Grand Prize at the University of Utah Science and Engineering Fair (USEF) and won the fourth place at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona in the category of Cellular and Molecular Biology for his project... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
Congratulations to Damian Borbolla, MD, MS and to Younghee Lee, PhD!... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
Rolando Hernandez, one of our NLM students, is collaborating with researchers in the Huntsman Cancer Institute to better understand how DNA mutations lead to cancer.... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
An app that allows parents and doctors to monitor a child’s asthma has a big impact on managing the disease. ... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics,Pediatrics