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Volume 22 Supplement 6

Selected articles from the 17th International Conference on Computational Intelligence Methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics (CIBB 2021)


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. Supplement Editors were not involved in the peer review of any supplement articles they co-authored. No other competing interests were declared.

Virtual15-17 November 2021

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Edited by Davide Chicco, Angelo Facchiano, Anna Bernasconi, Erica Tavazzi, Enrico Longato,  Martina Vettoretti, Manuel Tognon,  Mehran Karimzadeh,  Tiziana Sanavia, Vincenzo Bonnici, Marco Beccuti, Paolo Cazzaniga,  Pasquale Stano, Giuseppe Agapito, Francesco Napolitano, Claudio Angione, Alessia Paglialonga,  Umberto Ferraro Petrillo, Rosalba Giugno, Dominik Heider,  Antonino Staiano and  Joao Ribeiro Pinto.

  1. The last few decades have seen the approval of many new treatment options for Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS), as well as advances in diagnostic methodology and criteria. These developments have ...

    Authors: Fianne L. P. Sips, Francesco Pappalardo, Giulia Russo and Roberta Bursi
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2022 22(Suppl 6):294
  2. The SI-CURA project (Soluzioni Innovative per la gestione del paziente e il follow up terapeutico della Colite UlceRosA) is an Italian initiative aimed at the development of artificial intelligence solutions to d...

    Authors: Marco Chierici, Nicolae Puica, Matteo Pozzi, Antonello Capistrano, Marcello Dorian Donzella, Antonio Colangelo, Venet Osmani and Giuseppe Jurman
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2022 22(Suppl 6):300
  3. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease whose spreading and progression mechanisms are still unclear. The ability to predict ALS prognosis would improve the patients’ quality of life...

    Authors: Erica Tavazzi, Roberto Gatta, Mauro Vallati, Stefano Cotti Piccinelli, Massimiliano Filosto, Alessandro Padovani, Maurizio Castellano and Barbara Di Camillo
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2023 22(Suppl 6):346
  4. Graph databases enable efficient storage of heterogeneous, highly-interlinked data, such as clinical data. Subsequently, researchers can extract relevant features from these datasets and apply machine learning...

    Authors: Rahul Mondal, Minh Dung Do, Nasim Uddin Ahmed, Daniel Walke, Daniel Micheel, David Broneske, Gunter Saake and Robert Heyer
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2023 22(Suppl 6):347
  5. In recent years, neuroimaging with deep learning (DL) algorithms have made remarkable advances in the diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders. However, applying DL in different medical domains is usually chal...

    Authors: Amira Soliman, Jose R. Chang, Kobra Etminani, Stefan Byttner, Anette Davidsson, Begoña Martínez-Sanchis, Valle Camacho, Matteo Bauckneht, Roxana Stegeran, Marcus Ressner, Marc Agudelo-Cifuentes, Andrea Chincarini, Matthias Brendel, Axel Rominger, Rose Bruffaerts, Rik Vandenberghe…
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2022 22(Suppl 6):318

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