DBMI was founded in the summer of 2009; since then, it has been a Division within the Department of Medicine in the School of Medicine and, in 2015, it also became a Department of UC San Diego Health -- having the tri-partite mission of research, training, and service/collaboration. DBMI designs, implements, and evaluates informatics algorithms and systems that serve biomedical researchers, other healthcare providers, and public health professionals.
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Featured Classes - Fall 2019

  • Cancer Genomics Journal Club (MED278)
  • Current Trends in Biomedical Informatics (MED262)
  • Introduction to Biomedical Natural Language Processing (MED277)
  • Principles of Biomedical Informatics (MED264) 
  • Statistics Concepts for Biomedical Research (MED268) 

Featured Projects

  • Strong Heart Study - iDASH, NHBLI
  • Accrual to Clinical Trials CTSA , NIH
  • Patient-Centered Scalable National Network for Effectiveness Research pSCANNER, PCORI
  • University of California Research exchange UC-ReX, UCOP
  • Protection of Records: Privacy Technology for Medical Research PREP, NLM
  • Informed CONsent for Clinical data and biosample Use in Research iCONCUR, NIH
  • California Precision Medicine Consortium CaPMC, NIH

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Featured Papers

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DBMI Newsletters

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Featured News & Events

DBMI is turning 10! 

Learn more about our 10-year Symposium
Surfing on Biomedical Data Since '09
September 28, 2019
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
UC San Diego, MET building

Missed the event? Watch the recording HERE.

Congratulations to Dr. Ohno-Machado!

For being elected as one of the National Academy of Medicine's 85 new members  -- one of the highest honors one can receive in science.

Featured Research

We are delighted to announce our partnership with the All of Us Research Program. The mission is simple. We want to speed up health research breakthroughs. To do this, we're asking one million people to share information about their health, habits, and what it's like where they live. By looking for patterns in this information, researchers may learn more about what affects people's health. 

We look forward to sharing this exciting and revolutionary journey with you.

For more information about the All of Us Research Program at UC San Diego Health, please click on the image below: