TCGA: A Different Kind of Data

TCGA: A Different Kind of Data

This month, TIES makes The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA­)­ part of its big data TIES Cancer Research Network (TCRN). With access to the publicly available clinical data (NLP annotated pathology reports, TCGA clinical data, and Whole Slide Images), TIES users can quickly...
TCRN Face-to-Face User Meeting: A Recap

TCRN Face-to-Face User Meeting: A Recap

The third annual TIES Cancer Research Network (TCRN) meeting was held on November 4th, 2016 at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Attending the meeting were representatives of all TCRN sites currently including Augusta University, Roswell Park...
TIES Origin Story: The Impossible Project

TIES Origin Story: The Impossible Project

The Text Information Extraction System (TIES) originally started through the Shared Pathology informatics Network (SPIN) associated with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and was the brainchild of Dr. Jules Berman, one of the early pathology informaticians. Dr....