New Alzheimer’s Disease Translational Data Science (ADTDS) Training Program

William S. Bush, PhD, has secured funds from the NIH/National Institute on Aging (NIA) to create a new cross-disciplinary PhD and MD PhD scholars’ program focused on AD therapeutic discovery. The new Alzheimer’s Disease Translational Data Science (ADTDS) Training Program cross-trains pre-doctoral students in data science and translational research techniques. PhD trainees for this program […]

CADRC team secures continued NIH funding

“This Cleveland center is uniquely positioned to contribute significantly to the national Alzheimer’s research agenda,” said Jonathan L. Haines, PhD, Department Chair, and Data Management and Statistics Core Leader for the Cleveland Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (CADRC). The CADRC just received $15.4 million in continued NIH funding to support multi-institution collaborative research into Alzheimer’s disease […]

Dana Crawford, PhD, named an AAAS Fellow

Dana Crawford, PhD, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Crawford is a professor with the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences and associate director of Population and Diversity Research with the Cleveland Institute of Computational Biology. The 2020 AAAS Fellows were formally announced in the […]

Satya Sahoo, PhD, Named a Fellow of AMIA

Satya Sahoo, PhD, has been named a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association. This achievement signals to colleagues and peers that the recipient is an expert in evidence-based informatics practice and engaged with a community that applies the latest advances in informatics to improve health and health care. Dr. Sahoo is an Associate Professor […]

Scott Williams, PhD, comments on predictive modeling

Scott Williams, PhD, recently commented to Cleveland.com on various COVID-19 prediction models, and why models can vary. Some of the variation involves the availability of timely data and confidence in the data, given how quickly things are changing. Read the full story here.

Combating Cancer: CWRU faculty highlight promising advances in diagnoses and treatments

Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, PhD, joined several faculty members for a CWRU THINK magazine feature highlighting the cancer research underway at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Sloan’s focus is on using big data to better understand the mechanism of disease, its prevention, and treatment. “Having access to data from large sets of cancer patients beyond just your […]

Mind the Gap: Complications in returning data to study participants

People who participate in genetic research increasingly tell researchers that they want all of their genetic data back. But many of these participants do not have the data management infrastructure or analytical tools to interpret this information. And while third party companies eagerly offer to interpret results, they are unregulated and may offer incomplete or […]