News

  • 2/22/2019: Our research paper on mortality prediction in heart attack patients has been reported by VentureBeat.com [Link]
  • 2/5/2019: Our paper in AMIA 2019 Informatics Summit has been selected as a finalist of the Student Paper Award. Congratulations to Laura and Neelufar!
  • 1/8/2019: Our NIH R21 grant "Systematic Analysis of Clinical Study Generalizability Assessment Methods with Informatics" has been funded (Amount: $422,382)
  • 10/30/2018: Our papers "Comparing the Study Populations in Dietary Supplement and Drug Clinical Trials for Metabolic Syndrome Related Disorders" and "Building Computational Models to Predict One-Year Mortality in ICU Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction and Post Myocardial Infarction Syndrome" are accepted by AMIA 2019 Informatics Summit, which will take place March 25-28, 2019 in San Francisco, CA. Congratulations to Neelufar Payrovnaziri and Laura Barrett for their first ever publication!
  • 10/11/2018: Our paper "Layered Multistep Bidirectional Long Short-Term Memory Networks for Biomedical Word Sense Disambiguation" as been accepted by 2018 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine as Regular Paper (Acceptance Rate: 19.6%). Congratulations to Daniel Biś, Canlin Zhang, and Dr. Xiuwen Liu.
  • 9/14/2018: Our AMIA 2018 paper has been selected as a finalist of the Student Paper Award of AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium!
  • 9/6/2018: I am now affiliated to the Department of Computer Science at FSU with a courtesy appointment
  • 9/5/2018: I will serve as a PC member of the 17th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine 2019 (AIME 2019)
  • 7/26/2018: I will serve as Tutorial Co-chair for the 7th IEEE International Conference on Health Informatics (ICHI 2019) in June 2019 in Beijing, China
  • 7/23/2018: Our journal supplement of SEPDA 2017 has been published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. This journal issue has two papers of ourselves:
  1. *Zhiwei Chen†, Zhe He†, Xiuwen Liu, and Jiang Bian. Evaluating semantic relations in neural word embeddings using biomedical and open domain knowledge bases. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2018. 18 (Suppl 2) :65. DOI: 10.1186/s12911-018-0630-x (SCIE, Impact Factor: 2.13) [Link]
  2. Juan Antonio Lossio-Ventura, William Hogan, François Modave, Yi Guo, Zhe He, Xi Yang, Hansi Zhang, and Jiang Bian. OC-2-KB: Integration crowdsourcing into an obesity and cancer knowledge base curation system. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2018. 2018. 18 (Suppl 2) :55. DOI: 10.1186/s12911-018-0635-5 (SCIE, Impact Factor: 2.13) [Link]
  • 6/12/2018: Two papers accepted by AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium
  • 5/15/2018: Received a planning grant from Institute for Successful Longevity "Measuring Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Benchmarking Utilization Using the OneFlorida Consortium Data" with Dr. Henry Carretta.
  • 4/1/2018: Two papers accepted by the BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
  • 3/1/2018: Granted U.S. Permanent Residency under the category of "Aliens with Extraordinary Ability" (EB-1A).
  • 2/16/2018: Co-first-author paper "Assessing the Practice of Biomedical Ontology Evaluation: Gaps and Opportunities" has been accepted by Journal of Biomedical Informatics, the premier methodology journal in biomedical informatics. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2018.02.010. [ScienceDirect] [FSU CCI News]
  • 2/15/2018: Our paper "Comparative analysis of prevalence of multiple chronic conditions among older adults in Florida and the United States: Estimates from the OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium Data Trust and National Inpatient Sample" has been accepted by Journal of Medical Internet Research, the top journal in the field of health and medical informatics with an IF of 5.17.
  • 2/12/2018: Delighted to receive the NVIDIA Corporation's GPU Grant with the donation of a Titan Xp to support our biomedical informatics and deep learning research.
  • 1/19/2018: Delighted and honored to join the Editorial Board of a major medical informatics journal - BMC Medical Informatics & Decision Making.
  • 12/20/2017: Our paper "Validating UMLS Semantic Type Assignments Using SNOMED CT Semantic Tags" has been accepted by the oldest journal in Medical Informatics -- Methods of Information in Medicine.
  • 12/13/2017: Our paper "Using social media data to understand the impact of promotional information on laypeople's discussions: the case of Lynch syndrome" has been published by Journal of Medical Internet Research.
  • 11/8/2017: Our paper "Comparing and Contrasting A Priori and A Posteriori Generalizability Assessment of Clinical Trials on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus" won one of three Distinguished Paper Awards of AMIA 2017 Annual Symposium. Three best papers were selected from 105 accepted regular papers and 266 paper submissions. [CCI News]
  • 11/4/2017: Our paper "Comparing and Contrasting A Priori and A Posteriori Generalizability Assessment of Clinical Trials on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus" has been nominated for the Distinguished Paper Award of AMIA 2017 Annual Symposium.
  • 10/27/2017: Edited special issue on "Semantics-Powered Healthcare Engineering and Data Analytics" published in the Journal of Healthcare Engineering
  • 10/16/2017: Invited to join the Program Committee of AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium!
  • 10/15/2017: My lab has three papers accepted by the BIBM 2017 SEPDA Workshop. Congratulations to my students Zhiwei Chen and Biyang Yu!! Another collaborative paper was also accepted. All of these four papers will be published in IEEE BIBM 2017 Proceedings.
  • 06/15/2917: First-author full paper "Comparing and Contrasting A Priori and A Posteriori Generalizability Assessment of Clinical Trials on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus" and three poster abstracts have been accepted by AMIA 2017 Annual Symposium
https://www.amia.org/amia2017
  • 04/07/2017: Received the "Outstanding Faculty Research Award" from College of Communication & Information at FSU
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1532046417300655
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