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Data sources and registries in healthcare

Guest Editor:
Andrew D. Boyd:
 University of Illinois Chicago, USA

Submission Status: Open until 30 May 2024

Computational techniques for drug repositioning

Guest Editors:
Alejandro Rodríguez GonzálezUniversidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Lucía Prieto Santamaría: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

Submission Status: Open until 22 May 2024

Open source medical software

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

Submission Status: Open until 20 April 2024

Health information privacy and security

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

Submission Status: Open until 30 September 2023

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

Submission Status: Open until 31 October 2023

Counterfactual prediction models in medicine

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

Submission Status: Open until 30 November 2023

Advanced machine learning and health-related multi-omics data

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

Submission Status: Open until 30 September 2023

Patient involvement and shared decision making

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

Submission Status: Open until 30 September 2023


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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