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CLEF: joining up healthcare with clinical and post-genomic research

Rector, A; Rogers, J; Taweel, A; Ingram, D; Kalra, D; Milan, J; Singleton, P; (2003) CLEF: joining up healthcare with clinical and post-genomic research. In: Cox, S, (ed.) Proceedings of UK e-Science All Hands Meeting 2003, Nottingham, UK, September 2003. Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Green open access


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CLEF aims to join up clinical care and biomedical research. It is developing methods formanaging and using pseudonymised repositories of the long-term patient histories which can belinked to genetic, genomic and image information or used to support patient care. CLEFconcentrates on removing key barriers to managing such repositories ? ethical issues, informationcapture, integration of disparate sources into coherent ?chronicles? of events, user-orientedmechanisms for querying and displaying the information, and compiling the required knowledgeresources. This paper describes the overall information flow and technical approach designed tomeet these aims within a Grid framework. Details of work on language technology and ethicalissues are discussed in separate papers at this conference.

Type: Book chapter
Title: CLEF: joining up healthcare with clinical and post-genomic research
ISBN: 1904425119
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Additional information: Imported via OAI, 7:29:01 25th Jan 2006
UCL classification: UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care > CHIME
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1586
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