Oncology & Cancer

Genomic Data Commons provides unprecedented cancer data resource

The National Cancer Institute's Genomic Data Commons (GDC), launched in 2016 by then-Vice President Joseph Biden and hosted at the University of Chicago, has become one of the largest and most widely used resources in cancer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experts outline plan for COVID-19 vaccines

Unprecedented collaboration and resources will be required to research and develop safe and effective vaccines for COVID-19 that can be manufactured and delivered in the scale of billions of doses to people globally.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany enlists Fitbits and smartwatches in virus battle

Germany's centre for disease control on Tuesday urged people with smartwatches and fitness bands to share their health data to help keep track of the spread of the coronavirus.

Health informatics

Health sector needs guidelines for big data usage

Many predict the health sector will be revolutionized by big data analytics, but the level of understanding and commitment to using big data varies across the sector in New Zealand.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Raising the standard for psychology research

In recent years, efforts to understand the workings of the mind have taken on new-found urgency. Not only are psychological and neurological disorders—from Alzheimer's disease and strokes to autism and anxiety—becoming ...

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