Web Portal for Genomic and Epidemiologic Medical Data

Web Portal for Genomic and Epidemiologic Medical Data

Mónica Miguélez Rico (University of Coruña, Spain)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-050-9.ch177
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Medical data and digital imaging for medical diagnosis currently represent a very important research area in computer science. The generation of medical information is continuously increasing. More specifically, genomic (molecular and histological) data and images have become key points for diagnosis. The specific processing these data require is more and more requested. This article describes a Web portal based on the most common current standards. This platform is not only able to integrate the medical information available at several sources, but also to provide tools for the analysis of the integrated data, to use them for the study of any pathology. It will provide a common access point to share data and analysis techniques (or applications) between different groups that are currently working in several fields of health area.

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