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Five interns presented posters at the 2019 NIH Summer Poster Day (SPD) August 8 and one at the Postbac Poster Day (PPD) on May 2 with both events held at the NIH Natcher Building. The interns ranged from high school seniors to PhD candidates and the data science related areas of medical informatics research were image analysis, natural language processing and machine learning (deep learning).   Presenters and poster titles are as follows:

Intern(s)

June 11, 2019

The Visible Human Project (VHP) is 25 years old and still going strong. The VHP digital images, representing the complete anatomy of a man and a woman, revolutionized our ability to view and understand human anatomy.

So what’s new? NLM has eliminated the requirement for a license in order to access the images.

Images from the VHP are now open access and available from the NLM Data Distribution webpage https://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/download/data_distrib_main.html.

June 6, 2019

Pill Image Collection is now open access and available from the NLM Data Distribution webpage https://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/download/data_distrib_main.html.

May 21, 2019

Travis goodwinCongratulations to LHC’s own Travis Goodwin who was elected to the JAMIA Student Editorial Board (SEB). The SEB are assigned several manuscripts per year to review and members learn about the operation of a scientific medical journal as they assist with managing the monthly online JAMIA Journal Club.

February 19, 2019

The Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (LHNCBC) celebrated its 50th anniversary in FY2018.

January 24, 2019

This presentation is from the talk given by Dr. George R. Thoma upon his retirement on November 29, 2018.

Where we’ve been.. And where we’re going.

To read an interview with Dr. Thoma, see NLM In Focus article of September 14, 2017.

September 18, 2018

Siva Rajaraman, LHC’s postdoctoral fellow is placed in the top 1% of reviewers on Publons’ global reviewer database, determined by the number of peer review reports performed during the 2017-18 award year. He performed 31 reviews for 14 different international journals including IEEE, Elsevier, and Springer.

https://publons.com/awards/2018/esi/?name=Sivaramakrishnan%20Rajaraman&esi=23

September 18, 2018

Drs. Stefan Jaeger and Sivarama Rajaraman, Lister Hill Center researchers, presented posters at the 2018 NIH Research Festival. Dr. Jaeger and Dr. Mahdieh Poostchi received a FARE (Fellows Award for Research Excellence) award which provides recognition for the outstanding scientific research performed by intramural fellows who have less than five years of research experience at the NIH. The research here involved deep learning applied to pediatric chest x-rays and malaria parasite detection and quantification.

September 14, 2018

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August 13, 2018

Eleven summer Interns presented posters at the 2018 NIH Summer Poster Day August 9, 2018 at the NIH Natcher Building. The summer interns ranged from high school juniors to PhD candidates and the focus areas of the research were image analysis, natural language processing and machine learning (deep learning).  Presenters and poster titles are as follows:

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