The broad field of informatics encompasses the development of computing technology for the powerful and wide-ranging analysis of data for a variety of applications.
Among the specific applications in which researchers at UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences (CBLS) have particular expertise are:
The considerable resources of the Center for Computational Research are instrumental to the growing expertise and capacity in this important area of study.
The mission of IHI is to support healthcare research and economic development at the University at Buffalo by providing a secure computing environment in which healthcare data are stored, aggregated, integrated and analyzed using innovative tools to generate knowledge that improves the health of the Western New York community, New York State and the nation. Currently, IHI:
With an expertise in providing a common language and formal framework for disparate research groups to communicate research results, ORG develops powerful methods for information integration, including clinical trial data management and electronic health records.
The ORG assists scientific researchers, particularly biomedical researchers, in the selection of reliable study variables and the organization therof in ways that make research results unambiguous and re-interpretable.
Director, Ontology Research Group (ORG); Professor of Psychiatry & Biomedical Informatics; Director of Research, UB Institute for Healthcare Informatics
Department of Psychiatry
Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences, 701 Ellicott St., Suite B2-160, Buffalo, NY 14203
Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences
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