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Joining up health and bioinformatics: e-science meets e-health

Rector, A; Taweel, A; Rogers, J; Ingram, D; Kalra, D; Gaizauskas, R; Hepple, M; (2004) Joining up health and bioinformatics: e-science meets e-health. In: Proceedings of the UK e-science All Hands Meeting, September 2004. (248 - 254). Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Green open access


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CLEF (Co-operative Clinical e-Science Framework) is an MRC sponsored project in the e-Science programme that aims to establish methodologies and a technical infrastructure forthe next generation of integrated clinical and bioscience research. It is developing methodsfor managing and using pseudonymised repositories of the long-term patient histories whichcan be linked to genetic, genomic information or used to support patient care. CLEF concentrateson removing key barriers to managing such repositories ? ethical issues, informationcapture, integration of disparate sources into coherent ?chronicles? of events, userorientedmechanisms for querying and displaying the information, and compiling the requiredknowledge resources. This paper describes the overall information flow and technicalapproach designed to meet these aims within a Grid framework.

Type: Book chapter
Title: Joining up health and bioinformatics: e-science meets e-health
ISBN: 1904425216
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/1589
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