Part of NIH Big Data Grant Goes to Scripps Researchers

Funding will support consortium of institutes focused on leveraging the fast-growing volume of biomedical information

Scripps Translational Research Institute (STSI) has joined with other Southern California research centers to create a new Center for Excellence for Big Data Computing.

The Scripps Translational Research Institute (STSI) has joined with other Southern California research centers to create a new Center for Excellence for Big Data Computing. The effort is being funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


“I applaud the NIH investment in this initiative to get the top sites in the country on this problem and to work together,” STSI director and Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, told the health information technology news outlet HealthData Management.


Read the HealthData Management article: NIH Awards Will Tackle Challenges of Big Data

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