4th Health-RI conference: Opening doors to P4 Health

The 4th Health-RI conference will be held in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on Thursday, January 17, 2019. The program will focus on the future of Health and Medicine and the required support role of science and research infrastructure as innovations around ‘big’ complex data facilitate a vitally functioning and healthy society. Scientific presentations from national and international experts will explore four themes: Prediction, Prevention, Personalization, and… Continue reading

New statistical method improves reproducibility of omics research

On 27 January, an article was published in the scientific journal ‘Genome Biology’ describing a novel Bayesian method to detect and correct for bias and inflation in epigenome- and transcriptome-wide association studies. The method has the crucial characteristic that it is largely independent of the fraction of true associations in the data. It outperforms existing methods by taking advantage of… Continue reading