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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Partners HealthCare Biobank Disease Challenge

Partners HealthCare, founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, is hosting a "Biobank Disease Challenge," an artificial intelligence and machine learning data analytics competition and it is open to researchers within the United States.

The goal of this competition is to enable major translational data science players to leverage the Partners HealthCare Biobank in order to develop better phenotypic algorithms for clinical and basic research.

Registration will be open until June 29, 2018 to 50 teams. Prizes will be awarded for the best machine learning models and visualizations.

More Information About our Challenge

The contest will challenge participants to build machine learning algorithms to determine a patient's true disease phenotoypes from raw EHR data.

All participating investigators will have access to the data in a secure environment called the "Data Enclave."

As part of this challenge, the following are key dates to be aware of:

April 23 – June 29 / Online Registration
July 2 – August 19 / Practice on Platform
September 12 – October 10 / Competition
Prize awards for the top 3 teams:

First – $15,000
Second – $10,000
Third – $5,000

Visit us at www.partners.org/biobankchallenge to learn more.
Please contact biobankdiseasechallenge@partners.org with questions.
URL: http://www.partners.org/biobankchallenge

Contact Person: Brent Richter (brichter@partners.org)

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