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Volume 23 Supplement 4

Selected articles from the 8th-12th International Workshops on Vaccine and Drug Ontology Studies (VDOS-2019-2022) - medical informatics and decision making


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. Articles authored by any of the Supplement Editors had their reviews managed and decisions made by one of the other Supplement Editors. No other competing interests were declared.

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Edited by Cui Tao, Yongqun He and Junguk Hur.

  1. Vaccine Adverse Events ReportingSystem (VAERS) is a promising resource of tracking adverse events following immunization. Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities (MedDRA) terminology used for coding adver...

    Authors: Madhuri Sankaranarayanapillai, Su Wang, Hangyu Ji, Hsing-Yi Song and Cui Tao
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2024 23(Suppl 4):298
  2. In this era of big data, data harmonization is an important step to ensure reproducible, scalable, and collaborative research. Thus, terminology mapping is a necessary step to harmonize heterogeneous data. Tak...

    Authors: Xinyuan Zhang, Yixue Feng, Fang Li, Jin Ding, Danyal Tahseen, Ezekiel Hinojosa, Yong Chen and Cui Tao
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2024 23(Suppl 4):299

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