Views on research participation surprise
Patients want to be asked permission to participate in research that compares standard treatment options and that involves reviews of medical records, according to a new study.
Director named for population health sciences
The center, under the directorship of Mark Cullen, will offer universitywide research funding, education and access to insurance claims and medical records databases.
Scientists detect lymphoma relapse by monitoring cell-free tumor DNA
Cell-free tumor DNA monitoring was found to be better at detecting disease in relapsing lymphoma patients than circulating tumor cells or imaging methods.
Registration open for Health Matters, a free community event
Set for May 16, Health Matters is free and open to the public and will feature educational programs about health for the entire family…
Big Data in Biomedicine Conference set for May 20–22
This year’s event will cover the intersection of disciplines as widespread as genomics, population health, neuroimaging, crowdsourcing, immunology, ethical and legal issues and “learning” health systems.