The new Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) program signals NIH's faith in computational research
In December, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) approved a new trans-NIH initiative called Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K). With this action, the NIH signals its intention to invest a significant...
Feb, 19, 2013
The first four National Centers for Biomedical Computing take off
WHY NATIONAL CENTERS? Four National Centers for Biomedical Computing were launched by the NIH in 2004 with $20 million in funding for each center over five years. The reason: We need to make...
Jun, 01, 2005
Experts reflect on challenges identified ten years ago.
The first issue of this magazine (June 2005) featured a story called “Top Ten Challenges of the Next Decade” written by Eric Jakobssen, PhD, who had recently left his position as Director...
Jun, 18, 2014
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