Month: December 2015

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Starting an open source effort to bring biomedical data and tools together

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Open source effort to bring all open biomedical data together

Motivation

There is a vast amount of openly available biomedical information on the web in the form of open access journal publications, biomedical, gene or drug databases, drug labels and more. We are talking about millions of full text articles (i.e. indexed in PMC and possibly some in services such as Arxiv.org), tens of millions abstracts (MEDLINE), tens of thousands published drug labels (on DailyMed and some other drug databases such as DrugBank), hundrads of thousands clinical trials (ClinicalTrials.gov) and so on. However, they are all published by certain authority or institution, but they are not integrated. Imagine the data resource where you can get for free all accessible data integrated, text mined, semantically annotated, linked and