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Computational tools for infection control

Guest Editors:
Francesco Branda, PhD, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, Italy
Gerardo Chowell, PhD, Georgia State University School of Public Health, Atlanta, USA
Shi Zhao, PhD, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China

Submission Status: Open until 16 January 2025

Data sources and registries in healthcare

Guest Editors:
Andrew D. Boyd: University of Illinois Chicago, USA
Pierangelo Veltri: Department of Computer Engineering, Modelling, Electronic and Systems Engineering, University of Calabria (Rende), Italy 

Submission Status: Open until 30 September 2024

Computational techniques for drug repositioning

Guest Editors:
Alejandro Rodríguez GonzálezUniversidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Lucía Prieto Santamaría: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Pu-Feng Du: College of Intelligence and Computing, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China

Submission Status: Open until 30 September 2024

Natural language processing in medical informatics

Guest Editor:
Honghan Wu: PhD, Institute of Health Informatics, University College London, UK

Submission Status: Open until 16 August 2024

Sensor informatics and disease prediction

Guest Editors: 

Fazlullah Khan: PhD, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China
Imran Razzak: PhD, School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia
T Poongodi: PhD, School of Computing Science and Engineering, Galgotias University, India
Varun G Menon: PhD, SCMS School of Engineering and Technology, India

Submission Status: Open until 25 July 2024

Open source medical software

Guest Editor:
Shawn Murphy: Mass General Brigham and Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA 

Submission Status: Open until 20 July 2024


Ethics of artificial intelligence in health and medicine

Guest Editors:
Nan Liu:
 National University of Singapore, Singapore
Kadri Simm: University of Tartu, Estonia
Honghan Wu: University College London, UK


Health information privacy and security

Guest Editors:
Tony Sahama: University of Victoria, Canada
Kassaye Yitbarek Yigzaw: University Hospital of North Norway, Norway


Advanced machine learning and health-related multi-omics data

Guest Editors:
Alejandro Rodríguez-González:
 Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Wei Lan: Guangxi University, China

Patient involvement and shared decision making

Guest Editors:
Gaetano Gallo:
 La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Rosanne Janssens: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium


Counterfactual prediction models in medicine

Guest Editors:
Umesh Kumar Lilhore: KIET Group of Institutions, India
Matthew Sperrin: University of Manchester, UK


Big Data and Machine Learning in Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics

Guest Editors: Frank Eisenhaber, Somail Chaterji, Khanh N.Q. Le, Placide Poba-Nzaou 



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