Keep up with the latest news from the NCI Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) and the data science communities.

The DataWorks! Prize recognizes and rewards exceptional researchers for their work in biological and biomedical data practices. Submit your data sharing/reuse best practice “recipes” by July 24, 2024!

Are you a laboratory or core-based scientist looking for salary support over a sustained period and/or want to continue pursuing research activities within the context of an existing NCI-funded cancer research program without serving as an independent investigator? Apply for the NCI R50 Award today!

An artificial intelligence (AI)-driven, computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) software first developed by code writers’ physicians at NIH has received FDA clearance for the detection and diagnosis of prostate cancer. The tool, called ProstatID, combines AI with traditional MRI scanning.

NIH Data and Technology Advancement Scholar Dr. Jay Ronquillo was among the inaugural class earning the AMIA Health Informatics certification. Learn about the benefits of possessing this certification within the fields of health informatics and data science.

Celebrate the NCI team that recently received a 2022 FedHealthIT Innovation Award for their commitment to advancing cancer research through work proteomics efforts such as the Proteomic Data Commons.

Cancer data scientists, staff scientists in labs, and core facilities managers (as well as others) can apply for up to five years of salary support through the NCI Research Specialist (R50) Award. This award enables outstanding scientists autonomy and the ability to continue to make progress in their cancer studies. Applications for this award are due by November 1, 2021.

CBIIT’s Dr. Keyvan Farahani, imaging informatics program director, has been selected as a 2021 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Fellow for his distinguished contributions to cancer imaging research, medical physics, and the AAPM scientific society.

In 1971, the National Cancer Act was signed into law, creating NCI. Now, 50 years later, NCI celebrates the progress that has been made and the promise of what’s to come.

Ms. Smita Hastak, M.S., a senior analyst supporting NCI CBIIT, has been elected co-chair of Biomedical Research & Regulation at Health Level Seven International (HL7), an organization that provides standards for the exchange of health information and data.

The NCI R50 Award encourages the development of stable research career opportunities for exceptional scientists who want to pursue research within the context of an existing cancer research program, but not serve as independent investigators.