Towards precision medicine: discovering novel gynecological cancer biomarkers and pathways using linked data
Karim, Md Rezaul
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Jha, Alokkumar,Khan, Yasar,Mehdi, Muntazir,Karim, Md Rezaul,Mehmood, Qaiser,Zappa, Achille,Rebholz-Schuhmann, Dietrich,Sahay, Ratnesh (2017) 'Towards precision medicine: discovering novel gynecological cancer biomarkers and pathways using linked data'. Journal of Biomedical Semantics, 8(1), 40. doi: 10.1186/s13326-017-0146-9
Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is playing a key role in therapeutic decision making for the cancer prognosis and treatment. The NGS technologies are producing a massive amount of sequencing datasets. Often, these datasets are published from the isolated and different sequencing facilities. Consequently, the process of sharing and aggregating multisite sequencing datasets are thwarted by issues such as the need to discover relevant data from different sources, built scalable repositories, the automation of data linkage, the volume of the data, efficient querying mechanism, and information rich intuitive visualisation.