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Title: Imaging informatics for personalised medicine: applications and challenges

Authors: Tianming Liu, Hanchuan Peng, Xiaobo Zhou

Addresses: University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA. ' Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus, VA, USA. ' Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, TX, USA

Abstract: Imaging informatics has emerged as a major research theme in biomedicine in the last few decades. Currently, personalised, predictive and preventive patient care is believed to be one of the top priorities in biomedical research and practice. Imaging informatics plays a major role in biomedicine studies. This paper reviews main applications and challenges of imaging informatics in biomedicine.

Keywords: imaging informatics; image analysis; personalised medicine; biomedicine.

DOI: 10.1504/IJFIPM.2009.027587

International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine, 2009 Vol.2 No.2, pp.125 - 135

Published online: 02 Aug 2009 *

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