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Volume 17 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the 6th Translational Bioinformatics Conference (TBC 2016): medical informatics and decision making

Research

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Je Ju Island, Korea15-17 October 2016

Edited by Ju Han Kim and Maricel Kann

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  1. Recently, research on human disease network has succeeded and has become an aid in figuring out the relationship between various diseases. In most disease networks, however, the relationship between diseases h...

    Authors: Dong-gi Lee and Hyunjung Shin
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):53
  2. Although drug discoveries can provide meaningful insights and significant enhancements in pharmaceutical field, the longevity and cost that it takes can be extensive where the success rate is low. In order to ...

    Authors: Sunghong Park, Dong-gi Lee and Hyunjung Shin
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):55
  3. Biological system is a multi-layered structure of omics with genome, epigenome, transcriptome, metabolome, proteome, etc., and can be further stretched to clinical/medical layers such as diseasome, drugs, and ...

    Authors: Myungjun Kim, Yonghyun Nam and Hyunjung Shin
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):52
  4. The number of people with dementia is increasing along with people’s ageing trend worldwide. Therefore, there are various researches to improve a dementia diagnosis process in the field of computer-aided diagn...

    Authors: Sunjoo Bang, Sangjoon Son, Hyunwoong Roh, Jihye Lee, Sungyun Bae, Kyungwon Lee, Changhyung Hong and Hyunjung Shin
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):60
  5. Hearing Aids amplify sounds at certain frequencies to help patients, who have hearing loss, to improve the quality of life. Variables affecting hearing improvement include the characteristics of the patients’ ...

    Authors: Yonghyun Nam, Oak-Sung Choo, Yu-Ri Lee, Yun-Hoon Choung and Hyunjung Shin
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):56
  6. With the invention of fitness trackers, it has been possible to continuously monitor a user’s biometric data such as heart rates, number of footsteps taken, and amount of calories burned. This paper names the ...

    Authors: Zae Myung Kim, Hyungrai Oh, Han-Gyu Kim, Chae-Gyun Lim, Kyo-Joong Oh and Ho-Jin Choi
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):57
  7. Rapid advancement of next generation sequencing technologies such as whole genome sequencing (WGS) has facilitated the search for genetic factors that influence disease risk in the field of human genetics. To ...

    Authors: Dokyoon Kim, Anna O. Basile, Lisa Bang, Emrin Horgusluoglu, Seunggeun Lee, Marylyn D. Ritchie, Andrew J. Saykin and Kwangsik Nho
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):61

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