Partners HealthCare Biobank Disease Challenge

May 8, 2018 10:15 am

Partners HealthCare 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 July 13, 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 phenotypes 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 – July 13 / Online Registration 
  • July 16 – September 2 / Practice on Platform 
  • September 12 – October 10 / Competition 

Prize awards for the top 3 teams:

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

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