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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Quantitative Data Mining for Drug-Adverse Event Safety Signal Detection Using MEDLINE

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The objective of this initiative between the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Cognitive Science Branch and the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to develop a mutually beneficial automated data mining analytical tool in which NLM’s electronic databases and resources (including MEDLINE) are utilized to support the FDA’s mission related to enhancing postmarket drug safety surveillance and safe use.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Research Initiative

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