Global Biobank Meta-analysis Initiative: Powering genetic discovery across human disease
The Global Biobank Meta-analysis Initiative is a collaborative network of 23 biobanks, representing more than 2.2M consented participants with genetic data linked to electronic health records. This collaborative effort will improve genome-wide association studies’ power for diseases, benefit understudied diseases, and improve risk prediction.
Maelstrom Research guidelines for rigorous retrospective data harmonization
This article looked at the best ways to do data harmonization. By adhering to the proposed guidelines, the researchers sought to find the best way getting clean data. They found that by adhering to the guidelines, data harmonization can be easier to undertake.