Zepheira to serve on National Center for Biomedical Ontology Scientific Advisory Board

The National Center for Biomedical Ontology is an international consortium of world-class researchers committed to improving human health by developing technology and infrastructure that accelerates biomedical discovery. The goal of the National Center for Biomedical Ontology is to support biomedical researchers in their knowledge-intensive work, by providing online tools and a Web portal enabling them to access, review, and integrate disparate ontological resources in all aspects of biomedical investigation and clinical practice. A major focus of our work involves the use of biomedical ontologies to aid in the management and analysis of data derived from complex experiments.

Members of the Scientific Advisory Board to The National Center for Biomedical Ontology are Jill P. Mesirov from Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Olivier Bodenreider from National Library of Medicine, Rex Chisholm from Northwestern University Medical School, Charles P. Friedman from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Stanley Huff from Intermountain Healthcare, Eric Miller from Zepheira, Alan L. Rector from The University of Manchester and Bedirhan Üstün from World Health Organization.

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