Health and healthcare disparities remain a concern for minority children. A better understanding of associations between racial and ethnic disparities could lead to interventions that improve the health of minority children. Unfortunately, race and ethnicity information for children may be missing in research datasets.

May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. 

Wear Gray to support the cause.

May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. .

Psychotropic polypharmacy has reached what investigators have deemed “alarming” levels in pediatric primary care. Dr. Robert Grundmeier presented the study results at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies.

Dr. Wolf is one of five new board members to association representing the Commonwealth’s life sciences community..

New Clinical Informatics Fellows Begin Training July, 2015

Lead Analyst Jeff Miller visits AP Bio students at a local high school.

Dr. Taylor will lead the multidiscipliary bioinformatics team at CHOP.

With the rapid increase of genetic testing and wider availability of whole genome sequencing, medical pedigrees have expanded to capture families’ genetic mutations. Pedigrees now capture positive results for mutations that may potentially render the individual susceptible to cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other diseases.

The Center for Biomedical Informatics (CBMi) is now The Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics (DBHi) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Please be patient with us as we update this site and other communications.