Author Archives: Donna Vito

About Donna Vito

Outreach Manager, Center for Biomedical Informatics

Genome Wowser Listed in Best Science Apps in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News lists Genome Wowser as one of the Best Science Apps in the February, 2013 issue of the journal. Check it out here. About Genome Wowser Genome Wowser provides a functional presentation of the popular UCSC … Continue reading

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CBMi Coordinates Data Analysis for ePROS Project

EHRs Centerpiece of Studies on Hypertension, Medication Use in Children. Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS), the Academy’s practice-based research network, has received federal funding for a five-year $5million project to do pharmacoepidemiological studies using electronic health records (EHRs) from … Continue reading

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Keynotes Announced for 6th Annual CHOP Healthcare Informatics Symposium

Keynote speakers were announced for the 6th Annual CHOP Healthcare Informatics Symposium presented by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Biomedical Informatics on April 26, 2013 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel.  This year’s conference will focus on  patient … Continue reading

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See the Latest CBMi YouTube Videos

See the latest videos from our 2012 CBMi Fall Speaker Series. Dr. Nancy Hanrahan’s October 2012 presentation “Technology and Game Solutions in Health Care” was highly attended and wer had many requests to post the video. You can find it … Continue reading

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CBMi Featured in 2012 CHOP Research Institute Annual Report

The Center for Biomedical Informatics is featured in the 2012 Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute Annual Report, “The Cornerstone of Personalized Medicine.” Led by Peter White, PhD, CBMi develops innovative solutions that address the informatics needs of the Research … Continue reading

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Broad Institute’s Director of Informatics Dr. Toby Bloom speaking at CHOP, December 6, 2012

Dr. Toby Bloom has been the director of informatics for the genome sequencing group at the Broad Institute since 2001. She is an authority on all things related to Next Generation Sequencing data management, including data sharing in the cloud. … Continue reading

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Call for Abstracts for 6th Annual CBMi Healthcare Informatics Symposium

Deadline to submit: January 7, 2013 Now accepting abstracts for the 6th Annual Healthcare Informatics Symposium. The symposium will be held at The Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel on Friday April 26, 2013. Authors are invited to submit abstracts on a … Continue reading

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CBMi release September, 2012 issue of Genome Analysis Newsletter

The September, 2012 issue of Genome Analysis newsletter provides readers with a view of the latest in next generation sequencing (NGS) and bioinformatics from The Center for Biomedical Informatics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. This issue discusses CBMi’s efforts … Continue reading

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CBMi Collaborates with CHOP Molecular Genetics Laboratory on Noonan Genetic Testing

The Molecular Genetics Laboratory at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia announced the introduction of a diagnostic test for the Noonan Spectrum of disorders using next generation sequencing technology. Sequencing for the Noonan spectrum panel will be performed on Illumina’s MiSeq … Continue reading

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CBMi Announces 2012 Fall Speaker Series

Curtis P. Langlotz, MD, PhD Professor and Vice Chair for Informatics Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Founder at Montage Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Wednesday September 19, 2012, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Title: “Using Information Technology to Improve Radiology Practice” … Continue reading

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