News

  • Plasma mannose is associated with type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and diabetic kidney disease.
    Friday, 01 September 2017 @ 13:52
    Recent work by Mardinoglu and several collaborators in the EMIF project identified strong associations between plasma mannose levels and an elevated risk for Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and diabetic kidney disease. These results build upon earlier work by these authors, in which they showed that obesity is associated with a dysregulated mannose metabolism, and that mannose levels could identify...
  • 3rd EMIF Colloquium - 'Digital Citizens, Digital Patients' - Conference Report
    Thursday, 27 July 2017 @ 19:49
    The European Medical Information Framework (EMIF) programme 2013–2017 has laid the foundations of an EU-wide ecosystem that is enabling the reuse of existing health data. These foundations cover technical issues and governance, creating a trusted, federated system from which all stakeholders can benefit. Via EMIF, researchers have connectivity to an unprecedented volume of data relating to 40 million subjects. The...
  • EMIF-Alzheimer’s Disease (EMIF-AD) showcases progress made at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2017, London July 16-20 to collaborate against a major medical societal threat
    Thursday, 27 July 2017 @ 09:32
    Beerse, Belgium, Thursday 27th July 2017   EMIF-AD, a disease-specific research programme of the European Medical Information Framework (EMIF), in its fifth year as an Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), is already contributing to AD research within Europe on early biomarker work, but also in developing a platform for collaboration across the AD research community. Prof Sir Simon Lovestone, recently knighted...
  • EMIF AD at AAIC 2017, London.
    Wednesday, 12 July 2017 @ 13:56
    The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) is the largest international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science (www.alz.org/AAIC). AAIC 2017 will take place in London from the 16th to the 20th of July, and a large delegation of scientists working on the European Medical Information Framework (EMIF) will attend AAIC to present their latest results. In total, there will be 5...
  • EMIF AD cohort explorer reaches maturity.
    Thursday, 06 July 2017 @ 14:37
    During the first week of June 2017, the European Medical Information Framework (EMIF) took the next step in fulfilling its mission of improving the identification, access and assessment, and the (re)use of health data. Following the launch of the EMIF Alzheimer’s disease (AD) Catalogue (https://emif-catalogue.eu/) back in January 2017, the next phase was initiated as the ‘Alzheimer’s disease cohort explorer’...
  • 3rd EMIF Colloquium - 'Digital Citizens, Digital Patients'
    Thursday, 06 July 2017 @ 14:25
    'Digital Citizens, Digital Patients' - 3rd EMIF Colloquium EMIF was delighted to host this meeting in Tallinn, Estonia, 28/29th June 2017. The conference inspired EU healthcare thought leaders to present research findings and share best practices on the use of data at all points of the healthcare value chain as Estonia took over the EU Presidency.  More information here....
  • EMIF Data Catalogue extends access to European Medical Research Community
    Monday, 16 January 2017 @ 12:55
    As an update as of Thursday 16th March 2017, EMIF now has 300 researchers and/or institutions registered to use the Data Catalogue. The European Medical Information Framework (EMIF) is delighted to announce that we are extending access to the EMIF Data Catalogue to researchers beyond EMIF within the research community, linked to its mission of improving identification, access and assessment,...
  • EMIF is delighted that some of our partners presented at the OHDSI Symposium, 2016 in Washington DC, USA on Friday 23rd September 2016.
    Monday, 26 September 2016 @ 13:56
    EMIF is delighted that some of our partners presented at the OHDSI Symposium, 2016 in Washington DC, USA on Friday 23rd September 2016. Peter Rijnbeek, Associate Professor, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and colleagues across Europe presented a poster, entitled, "Implementation of the OMOP CDM and OHDSI tools in the European Medical Information Framework (EMIF)". The abstract of the poster...
  • EMIF Partner Alzheimer Europe announces 26th Annual Conference in Copenhagen
    Monday, 25 April 2016 @ 11:02
    Alzheimer Europe is delighted to welcome you to the 26th Annual Conference which takes place in Copenhagen, Denmark from 31 October–2 November 2016. The theme for this year is “Excellence in Dementia Research and Care” The conference will address numerous aspects of developing a dementia-friendly society, exploring the challenges concerning excellence in diagnosis, medical treatment and research as well as innovative person-centered...
  • New website for EMIF launched!
    Monday, 04 April 2016 @ 12:00
    We are thrilled to announce the launch of a new website for the IMI-EMIF project! This new and fully revamped website now offers links to our digital library including many videos on the work done in EMIF and to the publications resulting from the project. In the next months, more content and materials will be made available, so keep an...