You are here

Medical Ontology Research

The LHNCBC Medical Ontology Research project encompasses basic research on biomedical terminologies and ontologies and their applications to natural language processing, clinical decision support, translational medicine, data integration and interoperability. In the past few years, our research has focused on the integration, dissemination, quality assurance and applications of drug ontologies (add link to the 2014 BoSC report) and on quality assurance in biomedical ontologies. We also develop application programming interfaces (APIs) and browsers for drug resources including RxNorm, RxTerms, NDF-RT and ATC.

Publications/Tools: 
McCray AT, Bodenreider O. A Conceptual Framework for the Biomedical Domain The Semantics of Relationships: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2002;:181-198.
Mitchell JA, McCray AT, Bodenreider O. From Phenotype to Genotype: Navigating the Available Information Resources Proc AMIA Symp. 2002;:1109.
Srinivasan P, Mitchell JA, Bodenreider O, Pant G, Menczer F. Web Crawling Agents for Retrieving Biomedical Information Proc. of the International Workshop on Bioinformatics and Multi-Agent Systems (BIXMAS). 2002 Jul.
Bodenreider O, Burgun A, Rindflesch TC. Lexically-Suggested Hyponymic Relations Among Medical Terms and Their Representation in the UMLS Proc. of TIA'2001; Terminology and Artificial Intelligence. 2001;:11-21.
McCray AT. An Upper Level Ontology for the Biomedical Domain Comp Funct Genom. 2003;4:80-4.
Bodenreider O, Burgun A, Rindflesch TC. Assessing the Consistency of a Biomedical Terminology Through Lexical Knowledge Int J Med Inf. 2002 Dec 4;67(1-3):85-95.
Burgun A, Bodenreider O, Le Duff F, Moussouni F, Loreal O. Representation of roles in biomedical ontologies: a case study in functional genomics. Proc AMIA Symp. 2002:86-90.
Burgun A, Bodenreider O. Mapping the UMLS Semantic Network into General Ontologies Proc AMIA Symp. 2001:81-5.
McCray AT, Bodenreider O, Malley JD, Browne AC. Evaluating UMLS Strings for Natural Language Processing AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2001;():448-52.
Burgun A, Bodenreider O. Methods for Exploring the Semantics of the Relationships Between Co-Occurring UMLS Concepts Medinfo. 2001 ;10(Pt 1):171-5.

Pages