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Sep. 27, 2018
An article by Michael Pencina and Lawrence Carin in JAMA “On Deep Learning for Medical Image Analysis“ explains how a neural network can be trained to recognize complex visual patterns and demystifies the use of convolutional neural networks to analyze medical images. Neural network technology is used to identify pathology...
Sep. 19, 2018
Faculty Yi-Ju Li recently traveled to to DukeNUS in Singapore to teach a two-day workshop entitled Next generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis for complex traits with Dr. Qiao Fan where participants learned study design, association tests for rare variants and procedures of processing NGS data. Dr. Li also gave a...
Sep. 7, 2018
For 15 years, the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) has been the data coordinating center (DCC) for the Drug Induced Liver Injury Network (DILIN). B&B faculty Huiman Barnhart has been serving as the Principle Investigator for the DCC for 8 years. The National Institute of Diabetes and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)...
Sep. 6, 2018
It may still feel like summer with the heat and humidity but with all the new faces it’s clear that a new school year has begun. The 2020 Master of Biostatics class includes 28 students representing 25 undergraduate colleges and universities, 3 countries and 14 different States. With over 300...
Aug. 8, 2018
Faculty members Steve Grambow and Sheng Luo along with Department of Medicine faculty John Williams traveled to Beijing recently to lead a one week workshop, the culminating activity for a 10-week clinical research training certificate program for Chinese physicians at Beijing Friendship Hospital (BFH). This collaboration is the first of...

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