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overview Griffin Weber, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics in the Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School (HMS). He is also the Director of the Biomedical Research Informatics Core (BRIC) at BIDMC. One of Dr. Weber's research areas is in expertise mining and social network analysis. He invented an open source social networking website for scientists called Profiles RNS (http://profiles.catalyst.harvard.edu). It automatically mines large datasets such as PubMed, NIH ExPORTER, and the U.S. patent database to discover investigators' research areas and scientific networks. It presents these connections using temporal, geospatial, and network visualizations. The software has numerous applications, ranging from finding individual collaborators and mentors to understanding the dynamics of an entire research community. Profiles RNS is now used at dozens of universities across the country. Dr. Weber is also an investigator on Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside (i2b2), an NIH National Center for Biomedical Computing, for which he helped developed a web-based open source platform that enables a variety of functions including queries of large clinical repositories for hypothesis testing and identification of patients for clinical trials (http://i2b2.org). He also created the original prototype software for the Shared Health Research Information Network (SHRINE), which is a federated query tool that connects i2b2 databases across multiple institutions. More than 100 institutions worldwide use i2b2 and SHRINE to support clinical research. Dr. Weber received his M.D. and Ph.D. in computer science from Harvard University in 2007. While still a student, he became the first Chief Technology Officer of Harvard Medical School and built an educational web portal that provides interactive online content to over 500 courses. His past research projects also include analyzing DNA microarrays, modeling the growth of breast cancer tumors, and creating algorithms for predicting life expectancy.
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Academic Article Genomic analysis of mouse retinal development.
Academic Article Building an asynchronous web-based tool for machine learning classification.
Academic Article An online evidence-based decision support system for distinguishing benign from malignant vertebral compression fractures by magnetic resonance imaging feature analysis.
Academic Article Representation in stochastic search for phylogenetic tree reconstruction.
Academic Article Multivariate selection of genetic markers in diagnostic classification.
Academic Article Predicting the survival of patients with breast carcinoma using tumor size.
Academic Article Identification of foreign gene sequences by transcript filtering against the human genome.
Academic Article Argus--a new database system for Web-based analysis of multiple microarray data sets.
Concept Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis
Concept Survival Analysis
Concept Cluster Analysis
Concept Sequence Analysis, DNA
Concept DNA Mutational Analysis
Concept Multivariate Analysis
Grant Visualizing healthcare system dynamics in biomedical Big Data
Grant Modeling scientific workforce dynamics using social network analysis
Grant A Systems Approach to Advancing Workforce Inclusion and Diversity
Grant SCISIPBIO: Understanding and Assembling Dream Teams to Conduct Clinical and Translational Science
Academic Article The National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C): Rationale, design, infrastructure, and deployment.
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.