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The Alrov Center for Digital Medicine supports state-of-the-art research on the application of advanced digital technologies to improve patient outcomes and healthcare delivery. Our researchers apply diverse techniques for big data analysis, ranging from bioinformatics algorithms to machine learning and artificial intelligence, to enhance the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of various diseases. Research highlights and updates are coming soon.

Multi-Omic Big Data

Medicine & Genomics

Health Informatics

AI in Medicine

Electronic Medical Records (EMRs)

Medical Imaging

Medical Devices


Regulation & Ethics

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Multi-Omic Big Data

Multi-omic big data refers to large datasets that combine information from genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics. By integrating data from these diverse omics disciplines, researchers gain a comprehensive understanding of biological systems. This approach allows for the identification of complex relationships and interactions between genes, proteins, metabolites, and other molecular components. Ultimately, multi-omic big data analysis enables insights into disease mechanisms, personalized medicine, and other applications in biomedicine and biotechnology.

Personalized Medicine & Genomics

Personalized medicine is an approach to healthcare that tailors medical treatment and interventions to the individual characteristics of each patient. Genomics plays a significant role in personalized medicine by analyzing an individual's genetic makeup, including variations in their DNA sequence. By understanding a person's unique genetic profile, healthcare providers can make more informed decisions about disease risk assessment, diagnosis, treatment selection, and prognosis prediction, leading to more effective and precise medical care tailored to the specific needs of each patient.


Health Informatics

Health informatics is the interdisciplinary field that combines healthcare, information technology, and data science to manage and analyze healthcare data effectively. It involves the collection, storage, retrieval, and use of healthcare information to improve patient care, research, and overall healthcare delivery. Health informatics encompasses various aspects, including electronic health records (EHR), clinical decision support systems, health information exchange, telemedicine, and bioinformatics. By leveraging technology and data analytics, health informatics aims to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and accessibility in healthcare services while also facilitating research and decision-making processes within the healthcare industry.

AI in Medicine

AI in medicine refers to the application of artificial intelligence (AI) techniques, such as machine learning and deep learning, to analyze complex medical data, make predictions, and assist in clinical decision-making. This includes tasks like medical image analysis, disease diagnosis, treatment planning, drug discovery, personalized medicine, and patient management. AI algorithms can learn from large datasets to identify patterns, predict outcomes, and provide insights that can improve efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness in healthcare delivery.


Electronic Medical Records (EMRs)

Research in Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) focuses on their implementation, effectiveness, and impact on healthcare delivery. This includes studying usability, interoperability, and their role in improving patient outcomes. Researchers also explore EMRs' effects on clinical workflows, provider-patient interactions, and data security, aiming to optimize their use for better healthcare.

Medical Imaging

Medical imaging involves techniques to create visual representations of the body's interior, aiding in diagnosis and treatment. Imaging modalities include X-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, PET, and SPECT scans. Image processing refers to techniques used to enhance, analyze, and interpret these images for better medical decision-making and understanding of the patient's condition.


Telehealth refers to the delivery and facilitation of healthcare services remotely using telecommunications technology. It encompasses a wide range of healthcare services, including medical consultations, diagnoses, monitoring, education, and treatment provided via video conferencing, telephone calls, mobile apps, and other digital communication platforms. Telehealth enables patients to access healthcare services from the comfort of their homes, overcoming barriers such as distance, mobility issues, and the need for in-person visits.

Medical Devices

Medical devices are instruments, apparatuses, machines, implants, or in vitro reagents used for diagnosing, preventing, monitoring, treating, or alleviating diseases, injuries, or disabilities in humans. These devices range from simple tools like thermometers and syringes to complex equipment like MRI machines and pacemakers. They play a critical role in healthcare delivery, aiding in diagnosis, treatment, and patient care across various medical specialties.


Regulations & Ethics

Regulation and ethics in medicine refer to the guidelines, laws, and moral principles that govern medical practice, research, and healthcare delivery. This encompasses a wide range of topics, including patient rights, informed consent, confidentiality, professional conduct, and standards for medical treatment. Regulatory bodies and professional organizations establish rules and standards to ensure the safety, efficacy, and ethicality of medical practices and research activities. Research in this field examines the development, implementation, and impact of these regulations and ethical guidelines, aiming to promote patient welfare, uphold professional integrity, and address emerging ethical challenges in healthcare.

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