Request for Information (RFI): Advanced Informatics for Biomedicine

Notice Number: NOT-LM-06-001

Key Dates
Release Date: January 6, 2006

Issued by
National Library of Medicine (NLM), (

This Request for Information is addressed to all with interest in the application of computation to biomedical research, healthcare, and the education of health professionals (biomedical informatics, bioinformatics and computational biology.)

Information Requested

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) intends to issue a call for proposals that address a highly selective set of informatics problems of fundamental importance to biomedicine. To inform planning for such a program NLM solicits responses from the informatics, computer science, information science and engineering communities to the question:

What are the major informatics research challenges in biomedicine today?

All biomedical domains that can benefit from informatics, including those relevant to health care delivery, clinical research, basic biological research, public health and health education are included in this RFI. NLM is particularly interested in research challenges that are:


Please send responses of 1-2 pages to Milton Corn, M.D. at no later than 28 February 2006.


Specific questions about this Notice should be directed to:

Milton Corn, M.D,
Director NLM Extramural Programs,
6705 Rockledge Drive
Rockledge 1
Suite 301
Bethesda, MD 20892

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