BMI 205: Precision Practice with Big Data

  • Location: Li Ka Shing Center, Room 101 (except for OCT 3rd), Stanford University
  • Time: Wednesdays 12:15-1:05pm, lunch will be provided and served at 12:00pm.
  • VIDEOS: Recordings will be posted after each lecture.

Schedule, Fall 2012

Date Presenter Department Title & Abstract Reading Questions
Sep 26 Daniel Rubin Radiology and Medicine (BMIR) Medicine 2020: Precision Practice with Big Data
The coming age of data-driven medicine
Quantitative multi-modal imaging of treatment response
Oct 3 Eric Brown
LKSC Rm. 130
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, IBM Watson: The Jeopardy! Challenge and Beyond Building Watson: An Overview of the DeepQA Project
Watson: Beyond Jeopardy
This is Watson!
Oct 10 Mary Goldstein Medicine, VA Palo Alto Health Care System EHR Data for Complex Clinical Decision Support (CDS) and Quality Improvement: opportunities and challenges Translating research into practice
Home blood pressure management and improved blood pressure control
Designing an automated clinical decision support system
Oct 17 Jennifer Frankovich Pediatrics - Rheumatology Evidence based medicine with EMR data Evidence-Based Medicine in the EMR Era
STRIDE – An Integrated Standards-Based Translational Research Informatics Platform
Perspectives for Medical Informatics : Reusing the Electronic Medical Record for Clinical Research
Oct 24 Jaap Suermondt Medical Informatics, hp Situational Awareness in Healthcare Decrease in Hospital-wide Mortality Rate After Implementation of a Commercially Sold Computerized Physician Order Entry System
Enabling Clinicians to Directly Deploy Clinical Logic in a Patient Safety Dashboard
Unexpected Increased Mortality After Implementation of a Commercially Sold Computerized Physician Order Entry System
Effect of a Rapid Response Team on Hospital-wide Mortality and Code Rates Outside the ICU in a Children’s Hospital
Bridging the gap
Sensitivity of the Pediatric Early Warning Score to Identify Patient Deterioration
Q-week 5
Oct 31 Atul Butte Biomedical Informatics Transforming 300 Billion Points of Data into Diagnostics, Therapeutics, and New Insights into Disease Expression-based genome-wide association study links the receptor CD44 in adipose tissue with type 2 diabetes
Discovery and preclinical validation of drug indications using compendia of public gene expression data
Nov 7 Albert Chan Family Medicine, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Translating Legislation into Clinical Reality: Using electronic and personal health records meaningfully to create an ecosystem for health and wellness @paloaltomedical PAMFOnline: integrating EHealth with an electronic medical record system
Electronic Health Records in Ambulatory Care— A National Survey of Physicians
HITECH An Interoperetta in Three Acts
Meaningful Use Stage 2 Tipsheet
Nov 14 Russ Altman Biomedical Informatics An emerging network of data to understand gene-drug interactions Detecting drug interactions from adverse-event reports
Discovery and explanation of drug-drug interactions via text mining
Clinical assessment incorporating a personal genome
Nov 21 No Class
Nov 28 Nigam Shah Biomedical Informatics Data-driven decision making in medicine None :) Q-week9
Dec 5 Robert Shafer Medicine - Infectious Diseases, Pathology HIVDB: An online database and suite of analysis tools for HIV drug resistance knowledge discovery. Predictive Value of HIV-1 Genotypic Resistance Test Interpretation Algorithms
Genotypic predictors of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 drug resistance
HIV-1 protease and reverse transcriptase mutations for drug resistance surveillance


  • Lecture on Oct 3rd will be held at LKSC Rm. 130. Dr. Eric Brown will join us via video conference.
  • Welcome to BIOMEDIN 205!


Mailing List

Non-enrolled students who would like to receive announcements: please email me ( your request with BMI 205 included in the subject line.


The only requirement is weekly attendance. If you are unable to attend, you will need to view the videotaped seminar and complete a short written assignment / answer questions based on the content of the seminar. These make-up questions will be posted shortly after lecture and are due prior to the next scheduled talk. Submit by emailing to with BMI 205 at the beginning of the subject line.

Past Quarters

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