NanoInformatics Knowledge Commons Curation Team: Building the Data Dictionary to Enrich Data Curation
11 Jul 2018 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Jaleesia Amos, Yuan Tian, Mervi Heiskanen
Nano WG Presentation, May 31st, 2018 Organized storing of data using informed-decision making to determine what information should be curated, when data curation is complete, and how to identify high-quality data. Purpose of NIKC structure & curation process: tell the story of...
NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer, and caNanoLab: A Data Repository for Cancer Nanomedicines
27 Nov 2018 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Luisa Russell, Mervi Heiskanen
Nano WG presentation November15, 2018 NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer –Structure–Achievements–Scientific FocuscaNanoLab–Intro to Platform–Data Curation–User Statistics–Future Directions
Next-Generation Clustered Heat Maps (NG-CHM)
07 Oct 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Weinstein John, Bradley Broom
Clustered Heat Maps (CHMs) have been referred to as the ubiquitous visual icons of post-genomic biology -- the most frequent type of visualization for large molecular profiling databases. However, “traditional” CHMs are static images -- a serious limitation. Accordingly, we have now...
Open source diffusion MRI technology for brain cancer research
07 Oct 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Lauren O\'Donnell
Using measurements of water diffusion, dMRI can give unique insights into the microstructure and cellular orientation of tissues. There is a growing awareness in the neurosurgery community that diffusion models must move beyond the current clinical standard of the diffusion tensor for better...
Pathology Image Informatics Platform for visualization, analysis and management
07 Oct 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Metin Gurcan, Anant Madabhushi, Anne Martel
This multi-institutional proposal seeks to expand on an existing, freely available pathology image viewer (Sedeen Image Viewer) to create a pathology informatics platform (PIIP) for managing, annotating, sharing, and quantitatively analyzing digital Pathology Imaging (DPI) data. Sedeen has become...
30 Nov 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Diane Townsel
Beaumont’s Patient videos: is the story of five patients that have participated in clinical research or have been a part of a bio-specimen study. The videos tell the unique stories of our patients and how our Cancer Clinical Trials staff build relationships with our patients and guide them...
Por Nuestras Hijas/For Our Daughters HPV Program
24 Nov 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Maria E. Fernandez
The Por Nuestras Hijas/For Our Daughters HPV program is an interactive, culturally appropriate HPV education program which includes a print fotonovela and a tailored interactive multimedia intervention (TIMI). The TIMI runs on iPads and also available on the web and mobile platforms. The program...
Text Messaging and Phone Calls as Tools to Promote Healthy Behaviors among Hispanic Populations
24 Nov 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Laura Leticia Nervi, Barbara Damron, Maria Otero, Andrew Sussman, Dolores Guest
Title: Text Messaging and Phone Calls as Tools to Promote Healthy Behaviors among Hispanic Populations Objectives: The primary aim of this project was to evaluate the use of text messaging and phone calls to motivate Hispanic adult males and females to increase their daily physical...
Text Messaging as a Method to Increase Oral Chemotherapy Adherence in Hispanic Cancer Populations
23 Nov 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Laura Leticia Nervi, Barbara Damron, Andrew Sussman, Dolores Guest
Title: Text Messaging as a Method to Increase Oral Chemotherapy Adherence in Hispanic Cancer Populations: Patient and Provider Feasibility Surveys Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore the feasibility of conducting an interventional study to evaluate the effectiveness of text...
The Boston Medical Center Patient Navigation Toolkit
22 Dec 2015 | Downloads
The BMC Toolkit offers case studies, tools and resources from cancer care navigation that can be applied to reduce the impact of the target disease, health disparities, and barriers to care unique to your own community. For Program Planners, Volume 1: Developing your Patient Navigation...
The history of chemical information and the materials of the future
25 Apr 2019 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Evan Hepler-Smith
Techniques, technologies, cultures, and infrastructures of information management played a central role in the development of the modern chemical sciences and the global chemicals industry since the late 19th century. Chemical databases and analytical techniques that privileged abstract,...
Transitioning to Predictive Analysis for Nanoparticle Biocorona Studies
14 May 2019 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Korin Wheeler
Nano WG April 18, 2019: Proteins adsorbed to nanomaterials in a biological environment mediate cellular recognition, uptake, and toxicity of nanomaterials. Here, Dr. Korin Wheeler presents the development of experimental methods to characterize this population of proteins (also...
Understanding Colorectal Cancer to Protect our Communities
24 Nov 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): NCI
This is a teaching material originally developed by NCI.