Health informatics

A new standard for reporting epidemic prediction research

An international panel has designed new guidelines to standardize how scientists report research that involves forecasting and prediction of how epidemics of infectious diseases unfold. Simon Pollett of the Walter Reed Army ...

Vaccination

New study examines vaccination misinformation on social media

Research conducted by Assistant Professor Jessie Chin's Adaptive Cognition and Interaction Design Lab (ACTION) in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign provided the foundation for ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers develop breast cancer prediction tool for black women

The lack of a breast cancer risk prediction model tailored to Black women represents a critical gap, given that U.S. Black women, on average, are more likely to have breast cancer at earlier ages and with a worse prognosis ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Combining models to improve COVID-19 forecasts

Soon after the beginning of the pandemic, researchers from the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) developed a web platform for bundling short-term forecasts ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Data-driven COVID-19 care

When caring for people hospitalized with COVID-19, doctors need to prioritize the most at-risk patients. Shannon Wongvibulsin, Med '21 (MD/Ph.D.) has helped make it easier to identify who should go to the front of the line.

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