Biomedical Informatics

About the Biomedical Informatics Shared Resource

Develop and provide the Stanford Cancer Institute Research Database (SCIRDB), integrating many data resources such as: EPIC; STRIDE; OnCore; Stanford Cancer Registry; Social Security Death Index; specialized databases in surgical pathology, radation oncology, medication, and tissue bank. 

Build cohorts using diagnoses, ICD-9/10 or ICD-O codes, and CPT billing codes. 

Perform complex searches involoving dictations and other notes, pathology reports, specimen status (via Stanford Tissue bank).

Provide a data science platform to integrate molecular/clinical data and bioinformatics pipelines with analysis tools based on R and Shiny.

Curation of existing data or add study-specific information by integrating cohort data with REDCap.

Design, build, and support diesease-specific databases: Bladder-Kidney-Testicular; Bone Marrow Transplant; Cutaneous Lymphoma; Lymphoma; Neuroendocrine.

Coordinate activities with the Biostatistics Shared Resource.


  • Daniel Rubin

    Daniel Rubin

    Professor of Biomedical Data Science, of Radiology (Integrative Biomedical Imaging Informatics at Stanford), of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics Research) and, by courtesy, of Ophthalmology

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