Translational Bioinformatics in Healthcare and Medicine

Translational Bioinformatics in Healthcare and Medicine

1st Edition - May 13, 2021

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  • Editors: Khalid Raza, Nilanjan Dey
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323898904
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323898249

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Translational Bioinformatics in Healthcare and Medicine offers an overview of main principles of bioinformatics, biological databases, clinical informatics, health informatics, viroinformatics and real-case applications of translational bioinformatics in healthcare. Written by experts from both technology and clinical sides, the content brings together essential knowledge to make the best of recent advancements of the field. The book discusses topics such as next generation sequence analysis, genomics in clinical care, IoT applications, blockchain technology, patient centered interoperability of EHR, health data mining, and translational bioinformatics methods for drug discovery and drug repurposing. In addition, it discusses the role of bioinformatics in cancer research and viroinformatics approaches to counter viral diseases through informatics. This is a valuable resource for bioinformaticians, clinicians, healthcare professionals, graduate students and several members of biomedical field who are interested in learning more about how bioinformatics can impact in their research and practice.

Key Features

  • Covers recent advancements in translational bioinformatics and its healthcare applications
  • Discusses integrative and multidisciplinary approaches to U-healthcare systems development and management
  • Bridges the gap among various knowledge domains in the field, integrating both technological and clinical knowledge into practical content


Graduate students and researchers on bioinformatics, medical informatics and biostatistics. Biomedical researchers in general, clinicians and healthcare professionals

Table of Contents

  • 1. Translational bioinformatics in healthcare: past, present, and future
    2. The fundamentals and potential of translational medicine in healthcare
    3. Next-generation sequencing: an expedition from workstation to clinical applications
    4. Genomics in clinical care through precision medicine and personalized treatments
    5. A review of a hybrid IoT-NG-PON system for translational bioinformatics in healthcare
    6. IoT applications in translational bioinformatics
    7. Blockchain technology in healthcare: making digital healthcare reliable, more accurate, and revolutionary
    8. Integrity promised: leveraging blockchain technology for medical image sharing
    9. From molecules to patients: the clinical applications of biologic databases and electronic health records
    10. Translational bioinformatics methods for drug discovery and drug repurposing
    11. Role of Bioinformatics in cancer research and drug development
    12. Application, functionality, and security issues of data mining techniques in healthcare informatics
    13. Viroinformatics: a modern approach to counter viral diseases through computational informatics
    14. Viroinformatics for viral diseases: tools and databases
    15. Machine learning in translational bioinformatics
    16. An enhanced feature selection and cancer classification for microarray data using relaxed Lasso and support vector machine
    17. Fuzzy rule-driven data mining framework for knowledge acquisition for expert system
    18. High accuracy in algorithm bioinformatics efficient in healthcare in detection and counting of leukocytes, blasts, and erythrocytes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 254
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: May 13, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323898904
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323898249

About the Series Volume Editors

Khalid Raza

Khalid Raza, PhD is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), New Delhi. He has also served as an ICCR Chair Professor at Ain Shams University, Egypt. He has more than 10 years of teaching and research experience in the field of Translational Bioinformatics and Computational Intelligence. He has contributed over 80 research articles in reputed journals and edited books. He has also executed two Indian government funded projects. He is an Academic Editor of PeerJ Computer Science. His research interests are Computational Intelligence and its applications in Bioinformatics, Viroinformatics, and Health informatics."

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), India

Nilanjan Dey

Nilanjan Dey is Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, JIS University, Kolkata, India. He is a visiting fellow of the University of Reading, UK. Previously, he held an honorary position of Visiting Scientist at Global Biomedical Technologies Inc., CA, USA (2012–2015). He was awarded his PhD from Jadavpur University in 2015. He has authored/edited more than 70 books with Elsevier, CRC Press, and SpringerNature, and published more than 300 papers. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IGI Global), Associated Editor of IEEE Access, and International Journal of Information Technology (Springer). He is the Series Co-Editor of Springer Tracts in Nature-Inspired Computing (Springer), Series Co-Editor of Advances in Ubiquitous Sensing Applications for Healthcare (Elsevier), Series Editor of Computational Intelligence in Engineering Problem Solving and Intelligent Signal Processing and Data Analysis (CRC). His main research interests include medical imaging, machine learning, computer aided diagnosis, data mining, etc. He is the Indian Ambassador of the International Federation for Information Processing—Young ICT Group and Senior member of IEEE.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology, Techno India College of Technology, Rajarhat, Kolkata, India

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  • Sahar Wed Sep 01 2021

    This book is good resource for bioinformaticians

    This book is good resource for bioinformaticians, and healthcare practitioners.

  • Alex Tue Jun 08 2021

    Wonderful collection of chapters on TBI

    The book Translational Bioinformatics in Healthcare and Medicine is a wonderful collection of chapters on TBI.