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

As taught in: Fall 2005

Map of the United States showing 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.)




Prof. Isaac Kohane

Prof. Marco Ramoni

Course Features

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.