Research News

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

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…

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

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.

Astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor visits Meharry Data Science Summer Academy students

Students attending the Meharry Data Science Summer Academy spent two weeks learning coding, robotics and NASA applications of programming and data science. On July 28, they enjoyed the unforgettable experience of meeting astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor, the first Black woman to pilot a spacecraft.