Dr. Samuel Wu Receives NIH Grant

Dr. Samuel Wu (PI) from Department of Biostatistics, Dr. Shigang Chen (co-PI) from Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering and Dr. Michael Okun (co-I) from Department of Neurology, received an R01 grant from NIH/NIGMS. In responding to the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative, the proposed research will combine expertise from biostatistics, computer science, cyber-security, and medical practice to develop data sharing technologies. The interdisciplinary project entitled, “New Statistical and Computing Technologies for Breaking the Barrier to Medical Data Sharing,” will develop new methods of data masking that promise to allow free exchange of medical information with strong privacy protection.

Congratulations, Dr. Wu!