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Current Grant Awards

CURRENT GRANT AWARDS

MII faculty lead a number of biomedical informatics and data science projects, working with engineers, clinicians, and other researchers to advance knowledge discovery and patient healthcare delivery. You can find out more information on our presently funded extramural research projects below.

Understanding Chronic Kidney Disease

Understanding Chronic Kidney Disease

Significant health disparities exist in chronic kidney disease (CKD), CKD progression, and end stage renal disease (ESRD) in ethnically diverse populations.

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Making Biomedical ML Reproducible

Making Biomedical ML Reproducible

The confluence of machine learning (ML) data-driven approaches and increased computational power, alongside access to the wealth of electronic health records (EHRs) and other emergent types of data (e.g.,

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Using mHealth to Assess Heart Failure Treatment

Using mHealth to Assess Heart Failure Treatment

Heart failure is a debilitating disease that affects over five million people in the United States and in 2012 had a direct cost of over $30.7 billion annually.

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Understanding Stroke

Understanding Stroke

Stroke is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the United States, with approximately 795,000 Americans experiencing a new or recurrent stroke each year.

Current Grant Awards Image Analysis and Understanding
CDS for Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules

CDS for Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules

The rollout of low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) lung screening programs is accelerating in the United States, aiming for earlier detection of lung cancer to improve long-term survival.

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Improving Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Improving Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, accounting for 26% of new cancer diagnoses and 9% of cancer deaths in men.

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Data-driven Diagnostic Decision Support

Data-driven Diagnostic Decision Support

We are implementing a prototype next-generation decision support system called SmartDx, which learns the optimal sequence of diagnostic tests tailored to a patient’s unique characteristics and circumstances.

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Advancing mHealth Informatics

Advancing mHealth Informatics

The Los Angeles (LA) PRISMS Center aims to be the leader in the development and application of mobile health (mHealth) technologies that deepen our scientific understanding and clinical management of diseases.

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RESEARCH NEWS

Call for Submissions Open for the 2022 Hearst Health Prize in Partnership with the UCLA Center for SMART Health

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Call for Submissions Open for the 2022 Hearst Health Prize in Partnership with the UCLA Center for SMART Health

New BREATHE Paper

We just published a new mHealth paper in JAMIA Open. Initial findings from a pilot using the Biomedical REAl-Time Health Evaluation (BREATHE) platform. Congratulations to the LA PRISMS team!

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New BREATHE Paper