Author: Matt Anderson

Meharry SACS receives $400,000 to develop leaders to eliminate health disparities

Meharry SACS receives $400,000 to develop leaders to eliminate health disparities

Direct Relief has awarded Meharry School of Applied Computational Sciences $400,000 to develop diverse leaders with the expertise to eliminate heath disparities. Their support will fund a comprehensive effort including scholarship support, internships and hiring a biomedical data science faculty member with expertise in health disparities research. The grant will provide partial funding for 10…

Meharry SACS student Brittany City speaks at NTC Analytics Summit

Meharry SACS student Brittany City speaks at NTC Analytics Summit

M.S. Data Science student Brittany City gave the presentation, 100 Days of Data Analytics, at the Nashville Technology Council 2022 Analytics Summit. Her engaging presentation provides a roadmap for anyone interested in transitioning to the field of data analytics. City herself has taken full advantage of the hands-on projects in her coursework to build a…

Wallace helps develop computational methods to infer structure interdependence from protein family MSAs

Wallace helps develop computational methods to infer structure interdependence from protein family MSAs

Dr. T.L. Wallace, professor, computational sciences, and colleagues recently co-published work on a new computational method that may help researchers studying proteins and support development of new drug treatment strategies.

NIH R25 award funds Meharry, Fisk and VUMC partnership to engage diverse students in research

NIH R25 award funds Meharry, Fisk and VUMC partnership to engage diverse students in research

Meharry Medical College, Fisk University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have received an NIH R25 award to engage diverse undergraduate and graduate students in meaningful biomedical informatics and biomedical data science summer research experiences.

Dr. Ghosh to develop edge-cloud interplay platform for efficient data communication and processing for Intelligent Medical Systems

Dr. Ghosh to develop edge-cloud interplay platform for efficient data communication and processing for Intelligent Medical Systems

The National Science Foundation CISE-MSI program has awarded Dr. Uttam Ghosh, associate professor of cybersecurity, a $360,000 grant to develop an edge-cloud interplay platform that will provide efficient data communication and processing for Intelligent Medical Systems.

Dr. Nguyen receives NSF grant to turn social media activity into a disaster planning tool

Dr. Nguyen receives NSF grant to turn social media activity into a disaster planning tool

Dr. Long Nguyen, assistant professor of computer science and data science, seeks to tie social media activity to aid emergency planning. The National Science Foundation CISE-MSI Research Expansion program has awarded him a $320,368 grant to pursue that goal.