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Thomas
C
Rindflesch
,
PhD
Information Research Specialist
Location: 
38A
/
09N913
Phone Number: (
301
827-4997
Expertise and Research Interests: 

Dr. Rindflesch has a PhD in linguistics from the University of Minnesota and currently leads the Semantic Knowledge Representation project, which conducts research in natural language processing methodology and develops innovative applications for advanced access to information in MEDLINE citations.

Professional Organizations: 

He is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association, the Association for Computational Linguistics, and the Linguistic Society of America.

Honors and Awards: 

Dr. Rindflesch was elected a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics in 2005. He was recognized with NLM Group Awards (with Olivier Bodenreider) in 2006 and with Marcelo Fiszman, Graciela Rosemblat, and Dongwook Shin in 2009. He received an NIH Director’s Award for mentoring in 2015.

Publications/Tools by Thomas Rindflesch: 
Blake C, Rindflesch TC. Leveraging syntax to better capture the semantics of elliptical coordinated compound noun phrases. J Biomed Inform. 2017 Aug;72:120-131. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2017.07.001. Epub 2017 Jul 4.
Kilicoglu H, Rosemblat G, Rindflesch TC. Assigning factuality values to semantic relations extracted from biomedical research literature. PLoS One. 2017 Jul 5;12(7):e0179926. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179926. eCollection 2017.
Rindflesch TC, Blake CL, Fiszman M, Kilicoglu H, Rosemblat G, Schneider J, Zeiss CJ. Informatics Support for Basic Research in Biomedicine. ILAR J. 2017 Jul 1;58(1):80-89. doi: 10.1093/ilar/ilx004.
Workman E, Weir, C, Rindflesch TC. Differentiating Sense through Semantic Interaction Data. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2017 Feb 10;2016:1238-1247. eCollection 2016.
Kastrin A, Rindflesch TC, Hristovski D. Link prediction on a network of co-occurring MeSH terms: Towards literature-based discovery. Methods of Information in Medicine 55(4):340-6.
Hristovski D, Kastrin A, Dinevski D, Burgun A, Ziberna L, Rindflesch TC. Using Literature-Based Discovery to Explain Adverse Drug Effects. J Med Syst. 2016 Aug;40(8):185. doi: 10.1007/s10916-016-0544-z. Epub 2016 Jun 18.
Kilicoglu H, Rosemblat G, Fiszman M, Rindflesch TC. Sortal anaphora resolution to enhance relation extraction from biomedical literature. BMC Bioinformatics. 2016 Apr 14;17:163. doi: 10.1186/s12859-016-1009-6.
Workman TE, Fiszman M, Cairelli MJ, Nahl D, Rindflesch TC. Spark, an application based on Serendipitous Knowledge Discovery. J Biomed Inform. 2016 Apr;60:23-37. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2015.12.014. Epub 2015 Dec 28.
Kilicoglu H, Rosemblat G, Cairelli M, Rindflesch TC. A Compositional Interpretation of Biomedical Event Factuality. Proc of the Second Workshop on Extra-Propositional Aspects of Meaning in Computational Semantics (ExProM 2015).
Cairelli MJ, Fiszman M, Zhang H, Rindflesch TC. Networks of neuroinjury semantic predications to identify biomarkers for mild traumatic brain injury. J Biomed Semantics. 2015 May 18;6:25. doi: 10.1186/s13326-015-0022-4. eCollection 2015.

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