HST.950J / 6.872J Engineering Biomedical Information: From Bioinformatics to Biosurveillance

Fall 2005

Cancer mortality rates by county.
Cancer mortality rates by county (age-adjusted 1970 U.S. population). Cervix Uteri: All Races, Females, 1970-1998. (Freeman, H. P., B. K. Wingrove. Excess Cervical Cancer Mortality: A Marker for Low Access to Health Care in Poor Communities. Rockville, MD: National Cancer Institute, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, May 2005. NIH Pub. No. 05-5282.)

Course Highlights

This course features a complete bibliography of readings and a selection of downloadable lecture notes.

Course Description

This course provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the technological advances in biomedical informatics and their applications at the intersection of computer science and biomedical research.
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Prof. Isaac Kohane
Prof. Marco Ramoni

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session