Project Pharmacovigilance

Real Time Drug Safety Monitoring in the Cloud

Project logistics

Preferred past experience

Some experience in one or more of the following is preferred in possible team members:


Can we collect and harness the knowledge from large public data sources in real time to monitor and detect adverse drug effects.

Apache cTAKES has the capabilities to extract knowledge from plaintext notes. It can also normalize them into standard concepts based off known ontologies (such as UMLS) (Accounting for synonyms, acronyms, attributes such as negation, etc.).

In a nutshell the end system will:

The system tiers:

Some Technologies Expected To Be Learned/Used