text mining

Researchers at Columbia University and CHOP believe they can shorten time to diagnosis and improve yield by extracting phenotypic data from EHRs for genomic labs.

Linguamatics' I2E natural language processing engine helps Sanofi match HLA alleles with multiple sclerosis and associated drug treatments.

Version 5.0 of the software features tools for normalizing concepts such as gene mutations and additional query features for mining text documents.

The European Commission may exempt researchers from a copyright law to enable data mining, according to Nature News.

A company official said that two posters the company presented at the recent AACR conference are examples of a range of projects it has been working on over the past several years, though all of its efforts involve "a strong emphasis on text mining and bioinformatics and proprietary databases."

The partners will combine their respective technologies in an effort to provide hospitals, physicians, and payers access to critical and timely information with a potential role in personalized medicine.

Computable Genomix, which is in the midst of changing its business model, will use the investment to fund a pilot study validating a process to develop genetic biomarker tests.

"Embedding I2E within Pipeline Pilot workflows enables further streamlining of the process for high-throughput text mining, and provides access to additional content processing, analytics and output display options," Linguamatics said.

The firms will combine their informatics technologies into an enhanced text-mining offering.

The privately held firm attributed the increase in revenues to improved sales of software licenses and "associated professional services."

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Women with breast or ovarian cancer living in medically underserved regions of the US are less likely to get recommended BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic testing, according to a new study.

Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.

In Genome Research this week: clonal evolution analysis of acute myeloid leukemia, computational pipeline to examine relationships between bacterial pathogens, and more.

Elephants may have "re-animated" a pseudogene to help stave off cancer, according to the New York Times.