Volume 6 Supplement 3

Selected articles from the IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine 2012: Medical Genomics

Research

Edited by Xiaohua Hu

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. Articles have undergone the journal's standard review process for supplements. The Supplement Editor declares that he has no competing interests.

IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine 2012. Go to conference site.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

4-7 October 2012

  1. Research

    Integrating fMRI and SNP data for biomarker identification for schizophrenia with a sparse representation based variable selection method

    In recent years, both single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) array and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) have been widely used for the study of schizophrenia (SCZ). In addition, a few studies have bee...

    Hongbao Cao, Junbo Duan, Dongdong Lin, Vince Calhoun and Yu-Ping Wang

    BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 3):S2

    Published on: 11 November 2013

  2. Research

    The effect of unhealthy β-cells on insulin secretion in pancreatic islets

    Insulin secreted by pancreatic islet β-cells is the principal regulating hormone of glucose metabolism and plays a key role in controlling glucose level in blood. Impairment of the pancreatic islet function may c...

    Yang Pu, Saangho Lee, David C Samuels, Layne T Watson and Yang Cao

    BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 3):S6

    Published on: 11 November 2013

  3. Research

    A data-driven acute inflammation therapy

    Acute inflammation is a severe medical condition defined as an inflammatory response of the body to an infection. Its rapid progression requires quick and accurate decisions from clinicians. Inadequate and del...

    Vladan Radosavljevic, Kosta Ristovski and Zoran Obradovic

    BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 3):S7

    Published on: 11 November 2013

  4. Research

    A comparison of statistical methods for the detection of hepatocellular carcinoma based on serum biomarkers and clinical variables

    Currently, a surgical approach is the best curative treatment for those with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, this requires HCC detection and removal of the lesion at an early stage. Unfortunately, mos...

    Mengjun Wang, Anand Mehta, Timothy M Block, Jorge Marrero, Adrian M Di Bisceglie and Karthik Devarajan

    BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 3):S9

    Published on: 11 November 2013

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6:S11