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

NCI's Cancer Research Data Commons’ Imaging Data Commons has added new imaging data from The Cancer Imaging Archive in its latest update.

NCI's Cancer Research Data Commons’ Proteomic Data Commons has released accompanying proteomic data from the Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium Acute Myeloid Leukemia study.

NCI Director Dr. Ned Sharpless and CBIIT Director Dr. Tony Kerlavage recently published an article, “The Potential of AI in Cancer Care and Research,” which takes stock of current advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning and outlines some of the areas NCI hopes to explore in greater depth in the future.

On June 21–24, 2021, in partnership with the Howard University Research Centers for Minority Institutions Program, the NIH Office of Data Science Strategy is hosting a virtual codeathon for addressing health disparities. Applications to participate are due Monday, June 7, 2021.

Beginning with an “analysis-first” approach, the Bridge2AI program values the machine-understandability of data and incorporates ethical principles surrounding data collection and use. See the list of upcoming June events and funding opportunities affiliated with the program.

Attending the second week of the 2021 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting? Here are a few event sessions you won’t want to miss to learn more about the latest NCI data science, data commons, and cancer research activities.

This innovative team approach connects use cases with data sets to provide artificial intelligence (AI) developers with another set of resources for building AI tools to benefit radiology.

The NIH Office of Data Science Strategy, in partnership with the Howard University Research Centers for Minority Institutions Program, is hosting a virtual codeathon June 21–24, 2021, for addressing health disparities. Applications are due Monday, April 26, 2021.

In partnership with The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA), the American Association of Physicists in Medicine released a special virtual issue of Medical Physics in March 2021 titled, “Datasets Hosted in NCI’s Cancer Imaging Archive.” This special issue aims to highlight valuable examples of both Medical Physics Data Set Articles (MPDAs) and publicly available data sets that can be reused for future research endeavors and utilized for addressing emerging scientific or clinical questions.

Attending the 2021 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting? Here are a few event and poster sessions you won’t want to miss to learn more about the latest NCI data science, data commons, and cancer research activities.