Tag: Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine

OpenPBTA: A New Collaborative Effort to Accelerate Discoveries Empowered by the Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas

According to the World Health Organization, over 300,000 children and adolescents under the age of 20 are diagnosed with cancer worldwide each year. In the United States, an average of 1 in every 285 children will develop cancer before the age of 20. While overall progress has been made, both nationally and internationally, brain tumors…

Kids First Data Resource Center Aims to Explain Links between Childhood Cancers and Birth Defects

Adam Resnick, PhD, CBTTC Scientific Co-Chair and Director of the Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was featured in ClinicalOmics to discuss the launch of the Kids First Data Resource Center, a new collaborative effort to study the genetic links between pediatric cancer and structural birth defects. As one…

A Conversation with The Henrietta Lacks Foundation

Lessons from the Past and Vision for the Future On Tuesday, September 6, The Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recognized David Lacks, of the Henrietta Lacks Foundation, for outstanding contributions to pediatric medicine.  The presentations by Dr. Adam Resnick and David Lacks focused on how to make patients partners…