Author Archives: Matthieu-P. Schapranow

About Matthieu-P. Schapranow

Dr. Matthieu-P. Schapranow received a PhD in Software Engineering from University of Potsdam in Germany in 2012. He also received BSc and MSc degrees in Software Engineering, in 2006 and 2008, respectively from the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI).

Since June 2012, he is Principal Investigator of Life Sciences at the Chair of Prof. Plattner at the HPI and visiting scientist at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin, Berlin. He is a valued member of the Berlin Cancer Society and contributes to the working group e-Health of the Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM).

Dr. Schapranow was honored with the Berlin-Brandenburg Innovation Award for his interdisciplinary cooperation with the Charité in 2012. Together with Prof. Dr. Plattner, he published the textbook “High-Performance In-Memory Genome Data Analysis” on occasion of the World Health Summit 2013.

Stellen Computer bald bessere Diagnosen?

Vermutlich – vorausgesetzt, wir füttern sie mit den passenden Algorithmen und Daten. Denn sie kombinieren das Wissen von vielen Ärzten. Die Mediziner von morgen werden nicht mehr allein entscheiden müssen, sondern erhalten Unterstützung. So wird es eine Vernetzung zwischen vielen Disziplinen geben, etwa mit Computerexperten, Statistikern und Genetikern.

Continue reading (German version only) here (Freie Presse) or here (Sächsische Zeitung).

Prof. Wanka announced HiGHmed and three other Consortia as Partners for a Digital Healthcare System in Germany

Today, Prof. Wanka — head of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research — announced the HiGHmed Medical Informatics Consortium as funded project consortium in the BMBF Federal Medical Informatics Initiative. Together with the three consortia DIFUTURE, SMITH, and MIRACUM, we are looking forward to sharpen the vision of a digital healthcare system in Germany in the upcoming years.

A Federated In-Memory Database Computing Platform Enabling Real-time Analysis of Big Medical Data (Slides)

The slide deck “A Federated In-Memory Database Computing Platform Enabling Real-time Analysis of Big Medical Data” presented on May 17, 2017 at Intel Tech Talks hosted by SAPPHIRE 2017 in Orlando, FL is online available now.