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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 BioNumbers--the database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology.
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 An i2b2-based, generalizable, open source, self-scaling chronic disease registry.
Academic Article Federated queries of clinical data repositories: the sum of the parts does not equal the whole.
Academic Article The Shared Health Research Information Network (SHRINE): a prototype federated query tool for clinical data repositories.
Academic Article Argus--a new database system for Web-based analysis of multiple microarray data sets.
Academic Article Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems
Academic Article Serving the enterprise and beyond with informatics for integrating biology and the bedside (i2b2).
Concept Medical Records Systems, Computerized
Concept Systems Biology
Concept Database Management Systems
Concept Online Systems
Concept Decision Support Systems, Clinical
Concept Systems Integration
Concept Hospital Information Systems
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Academic Article The use and significance of a research networking system.
Academic Article Query Health: standards-based, cross-platform population health surveillance.
Academic Article Scalable Collaborative Infrastructure for a Learning Healthcare System (SCILHS): architecture.
Grant Visualizing healthcare system dynamics in biomedical Big Data
Grant Modeling scientific workforce dynamics using social network analysis
Grant Collaborative Infrastructure for a Learning Healthcare System
Grant A Systems Approach to Advancing Workforce Inclusion and Diversity
Grant EAGER-Profiles: Using researcher profiles to demonstrate the impact of investments in science
Academic Article Biases in electronic health record data due to processes within the healthcare system: retrospective observational study.
Grant SCISIPBIO: Understanding and Assembling Dream Teams to Conduct Clinical and Translational Science
Academic Article Validation of an Electronic Health Record-Based Suicide Risk Prediction Modeling Approach Across Multiple Health Care Systems.
Academic Article Considerations for Using the Vasculature as a Coordinate System to Map All the Cells in the Human Body.
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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.