How scientists are using many of the same technologies that power fitness tracking, online shopping and video games to bring us closer to the vision of precision medicine.
As a new wave of devices and smartphone apps popularize the idea of “the quantified self,” UChicago Medicine physicians are finding inventive ways to use these new data streams to improve patient care. [Read more]
Since the transition to electronic records, UChicago Medicine has ensured that the data collected will benefit both current and future patients, fueling research efforts to improve care. [Read more]
A solution to speed research by scientists at the Computation Institute looks to a method used regularly by films and video games: agent-based simulation. [Read more]
The University of Chicago is at the epicenter of the search for new cancer targets and therapies in the massive — and rapidly growing — data of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). [Read more]
Parallel to the tech industry, scientists are using new ways of working with data to develop personalized therapies for cancer and sepsis, and prevent cardiac arrests and disease outbreaks. [Read more]