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DBDS featured in new Center for Digital Health Landscape Report

November 17, 2020. Stanford's Center for Digital Health (CDH) is excited to announce the release of the Stanford Center for Digital Health Landscape Report, which features DBDS programs, projects and courses, and work by DBDS faculty researchers Euan Ashley, Daniel Rubin, and Russ Altman. A central goal of this report is to highlight the culture of collaboration that is found throughout the broader Stanford community. 

The SZS is an efficient statistical method to identify regulated splicing events in droplet-based RNA sequencing

November 11, 2020. Members of Stanford's Salzman Lab, including ICME PhD Student Julia Eve Olivieri (pictured here), Postdoctoral Fellow in Biochemistry Roozbeh Dehghannasiri, and DBDS faculty member Julia Salzman, released their new bioRxiv preprint. This study introduces a novel, robust, and computationally efficient statistical method, the Splicing Z Score (SZS), to detect differential alternative splicing in single cell RNA-Seq technologies including 10x Chromium. 

Distance metrics for ranked evolutionary trees

November 2, 2020. DBDS faculty member Julia Palacios (pictured here) and Stanford Biology colleagues Jaehee Kim and Noah Rosenberg published the results of their most recent research in PNAS

When Algorithms Compete, Who Wins?

October 27, 2020. DBDS faculty member James Zou (pictured here) is featured in this HAI Blog post about how "Over time, prediction algorithms become specialized for an increasingly narrow slice of the population, and the average quality of their predictions declines."

A fast and scalable framework for large-scale and ultrahigh-dimensional sparse regression with application to the UK Biobank

October 26, 2020. DBDS community members, Yosuke Tanigawa (pictured here), Matthew Aguirre, Rob Tibshirani, Manuel Rivas, and Trevor Hastie, and Stanford and other colleagues including first-author Junyang Qian, published their newest research in PLOS Genetics

Patient-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Implicate Intrinsic Impaired Contractility in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

October 26, 2020. BMI Graduate Student, Elizabeth Chin (pictured here), co-first authored a new paper, which was published in Circulation. Co-authors include DBDS faculty member Euan Ashley. 

Frequency of Routine Testing for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in High-risk Healthcare Environments to Reduce Outbreaks

October 26, 2020. BMI Graduate Students Elizabeth Chin and Benjamin Huynh (pictured here) released the results of their latest research to Clinical Infectious Diseases. They are co-first authors on this paper, and co-authors include Stanford MD-PhD alum, Nathan Lo.