Machine Learning for Personalized Medicine

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Project Description: Stochastic modelling and graphical models for the analysis and prediction of phenotype interactions

Posted by: Melanie 3 years, 2 months ago

This entry describes one of the projects sponsored by the MLPM-ITN scholarship.

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DREAM 8 Toxicogenetics Challenge

Posted by: Felipe 3 years, 3 months ago

In a young, dynamic field like Machine Learning, several companies have realized that proposing research challenges are an excellent way to motivate research groups worldwide to take interest in a problem they want to see solved. This phenomena is behind the success of initiatives like Kaggle, but it also has an analog in the field of bioinformatics: the DREAM Challenges.

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€1 million prestigious Krupp Prize goes to MLPM-coordinator Prof. Karsten Borgwardt

Posted by: MLPM-Admin 3 years, 6 months ago

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Summer School „Machine Learning for Personalized Medicine“ in Tübingen, Germany

Posted by: MLPM-Admin 3 years, 8 months ago

From September 23 till September 27, 2013, 70 researchers are participating in the summer school „Machine Learning for Personalized Medicine“ (MLPM) at the Max Planck Campus Tübingen, Germany. Machine Learning is emerging as a key discipline in handling large data sets, for example in Biology and Medicine. To date, there is a lack of experts in this research field. Within the MLPM-Network, funded by the European Union and coordinated by Prof. Dr. Karsten Borgwardt, during the next years 14 young researchers are trained at the interface of Machine Learning and Statistical Genetics.  The goal of the MLPM-network is to overcome many of the key methodological challenges that personalized medicine faces today and keep it from rising to the next level.

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MLPM-Coordinator Karsten Borgwardt receives the Alfried Krupp Award for Young Professors

Posted by: MLPM 3 years, 10 months ago

Prof. Dr. Karsten BorgwardtThe scientific coordinator of the ITN "Machine Learning for Personalized Medicine" Karsten Borgwardt receives the Alfried Krupp Award for Young Professors for his outstanding achievements in the field of „Data Mining in the Life Sciences“. Since 1986, the Alfried Krupp Prize for Young Scientists holding a first professorship at a German university has been granted annually by the non-profit Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung. The prize money of 1 million euros is intended to enable researchers to improve their working environment within a period of five years and to advance their research and teaching work.

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