​MED262 - Current Trends in Biomedical Informatics

  • Time and Location: Fridays 1-2 pm, at the Biomedical Research Facility II, 5A03.
  • Instructor:Shuang Wang
  • Everyone is welcome to attend!
  • Students: sign up for MED262 to get 1 unit credit.


Date Speaker Topic​​


William Knox Carey, Ph.D., Vice President, Healthcare, Intertrust / General Manager, Genecloud

Taking Patient Rights Seriously: Ten Challenges

Olivier Harismendy, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, DBMI, UCSD
Accessing and Sharing Cancer Genomics Data
Dennis Paul Wall, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University
Machine learning approaches to disentangle the complexity of autism
Lian Jian, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Southern California,
Uncertainties in Crowdsourcing Contests of Creative Solutions
Robert El-Kareh, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor, DBMI, UCSD
Using Health IT to Improve Diagnostic Safety at UCSD
Yuanyuan Fang, Ph.D. Student, University of Maryland, Baltimore Count

Kevin Blansit, Ph.D. student at DBMI, UCSD
Actions as a source for process common ground

Is FHIR a viable messaging standard to model heart failure readmission? An evaluation of clinical, community, and telehealth data.
Gina Merchant, Ph.D., Postdoc researcher, DBMI, UCSD
Weight-loss trial participants talking about diet and exercise on Facebook: Testing methods to classify posts
Yuan Luo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Health and Biomedical Informatics, Northwestern University
Using Machine Learning to Predict Laboratory Test Results
Son Doan, Ph.D. and Manabu Torii, Ph.D., Scientist Medical Informatics, Kaiser Permanente Southern California,
Overview of current clinical NLP: from research perspective to practice
Bo Luo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Kansas
Healthcare Information and Social Networks: Data Utilization vs. Privacy

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