News & Announcements

Discover the latest research developments and scientific achievements of the BMIR team

A Good News Story*

It’s not often that a story contains both good news and an asterisk. This article, about patients with life-threatening familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), is one such story.

“I think I’ve finally found my calling in immunology.”

Having come to the United States from India in 1998, Purvesh Khatri, originally planned a career as an electronics and communications engineer.

Adventures of a Proud Data Parasite

Analyzing other people's data has been linkened to research parasitism. Purvesh Khatri is "repurposing data to ask and answer questions that are not addressable using traditional approaches". He is "a proud data parasite."

Gevaert Lab featured in Science Translational Medicine editorial on meta-analysis method

Katie Planey developed a method called CoINcIDE, a meta-analysis method to look for clusters across several data sets.

Gevaert and Cheerla Create Web-Based Tool for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Options

What do a Stanford Assistant Professor and Monte Vista High School student have in common? Disrupting the current state of the art in cancer diagnosis and treatment!

Mining information contained in clinical notes could yield early signs of harmful drug reactions, study shows

Nigam Shah and his colleagues have developed a method to extract data from records of interactions between doctors and patients to yield information about possible drug side effects.

Blood test could transform tuberculosis diagnosis, help monitor treatment effectiveness

A simple blood test that can accurately diagnose active tuberculosis could make it easier and cheaper to control a disease that kills 1.5 million people every year.