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Proband Pedigree Drawing iPad App from CHOP’s Center for Biomedical Informatics Debuts

Using the new Proband iPad® app, genetic counselors, clinical genetics specialists and others can quickly create even the most complex family pedigrees simply and easily screen with a few finger taps, during a face-to-face encounter with an individual and his or her family.

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CBMi Featured: Starting with Children’s Hospital, DreamIt Ventures Brings Tech Accelerator Concept to Companies.

It’s a bit surreal to go to a science fair at a hospital. But the group of health IT companies from DreamIt Venture’s accelerator coupled with demonstrations of technology from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania helped set the scene for a new initiative by DreamIt that’s starting at CHOP. The program is designed to help companies and institutions develop enterprise software and commercially viable companies.

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Career Opportunities with the Center for Biomedical Informatics

CBMi is looking for progressive and talented informatics professionals to join our expanding division within The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute. Please review the current open position descriptions for qualifications and experience.

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Announcing CBMi-Seq Seamless NGS Data Management and Analysis

CBMi-Seq analysis provides primary analysis and management of researchers' next generation sequencing data-from delivery of raw data to sequence assembly, variant detection, annotation, and discovery.

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Announcing CHOP’s New Clinical Informatics Subspecialists

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CBMi Contributes to Article in Blood

The Myc-miR-17-92 axis amplifies B-cell receptor signaling via inhibition of ITIM proteins: a novel lymphomagenic feed-forward loop. CBMi's Pichai Raman contributed to this article published online in Blood October 29, 2013.

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CBMi Informatics Fellow Levon Utijian Contributes to AAP Article

CBMi's Clinical Informatics fellow Levon Utijian contributed to the article "Clinical Informatics: Bridging the Gap Between Physician and Information Technology" in the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Fall Newsletter.

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CHOP’s Harvest Toolkit Offers Innovative Data Discovery Resource for Biomedical Researchers

A team of informatics experts and biomedical researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) offers a new software toolkit to help researchers wrangle data. Their open-source, highly interactive framework called Harvest (http://harvest.research.chop.edu) is designed to let users to navigate quickly among different types and levels of data.

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Post-Bac Health Informatics Certificate - An Educational Collaboration with Temple University

The Center for Biomedical Informatics and Temple University's Department of Health Informatics Management, are offering a the Post-Baccalaureate Health Informatics Certificate.

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Survey of Informatics Approaches to Whole-exome and Whole-genome Clinical Reporting in the EHR

Genome-scale clinical sequencing is being adopted more broadly in medical practice. The National Institutes of Health developed the Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) program to guide implementation and dissemination of best practices for the integration of sequencing into clinical care. CBMi staff contributed to this article published online in Genetics in Medicine September 26, 2013.

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