NIH names its first associate director of data science

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has named Philip Bourne as its first associate director of data science. NIH created the position in January to identify areas for using Big Data in scientific discovery. Bourne joins NIH from UC San Diego where he uses data mining in pharmacology. He is known to support the free exchange of scientific data. Article

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