Community Announcements

Tina Hernandez-Boussard named ACMI Fellow

October 13, 2020. Congratulations to Tina Hernandez-Boussard who has been elected to Fellowship in the American College of Medical Informatics. Fellowship in ACMI is granted to a handful of nominees each year who, in the judgment of their peers, have demonstrated sustained and significant contributions to biomedical informatics.  


Dennis Wall named ACMI Fellow

October 13, 2020. Congratulations to Dennis Wall who has been elected to Fellowship in the American College of Medical Informatics. Fellowship in ACMI is granted to a handful of nominees each year who, in the judgment of their peers, have demonstrated sustained and significant contributions to biomedical informatics.  


Daniel Rubin receives a UCSF-Stanford CERSI award supplement by the FDA

October 7, 2020. UCSF-Stanford Center for Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI) Co-Directors Kathy Giacomini and Russ Altman informed DBDS faculty member Daniel Rubin that his proposal has been selected for an award supplement by the FDA. The UCSF-Stanford CERSI have awarded him a grant supplement for the collaborative research project with the FDA entitled “Data Science Methods for Post-marketing Surveillance of AI Diagnostic Tools and Algorithm-Based Therapeutics”.


Yosuke Tanigawa received Best Oral Presentation Award at Recent Conference

September 15, 2020. Earlier this month (on September 3rd), BMI graduate student Yosuke Tanigawa received the Best Oral Presentation Award at the "Informatics in Biology, Medicine, and Pharmacology Conference 2020", which is an annual meeting of the Japanese Society of Bioinformatics. His presentation was entitled "Multi-trait analysis informs genetic disease studies." 


Suzanne Tamang presenting at PHS VA Data Boot Camp in October 2020

September 9, 2020. Stanford's Center for Population Health Sciences (PHS) is hosting a VA Data Boot Camp in October 2020. DBDS Instructor Suzanna Tamang (pictured left) will be presenting on Friday, October 9th from 10:00-10:30am on the subject of "Practical Applications of Cancer Data."