Development of an Endocrine Genomics Virtual Research Environment for Australia: Building on Success

  • Richard O. Sinnott
  • Loren Bruns
  • Christopher Duran
  • William Hu
  • Glenn Jayaputera
  • Anthony Stell
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7975)

Abstract

The $47m Australian National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR - www.nectar.org.au) project has recently funded an initiative to establish an Australia-wide endocrine genomics virtual laboratory (endoVL – www.endovl.org.au) covering a range of disorders including type-1, type-2 diabetes, rare diabetes-related disorders, obesity/thyroid disorders, neuroendocrine/adrenal tumours, bone disorders and disorders of sex development. This virtual laboratory will establish a range of targeted databases, clinical registries and support a range of genetically targeted clinical trials leveraging a body of international projects and experiences garnered over many years through a range of EU and MRC funded initiatives. This paper focuses on the plans for endoVL and especially, the systems it leverages in supporting large-scale clinical, collaborative environments.

Keywords

endocrine disorders virtual research environment security 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard O. Sinnott
    • 1
  • Loren Bruns
    • 1
  • Christopher Duran
    • 1
  • William Hu
    • 1
  • Glenn Jayaputera
    • 1
  • Anthony Stell
    • 1
  1. 1.Melbourne eResearch GroupUniversity of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia

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