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[bioontology-support] [bioontology-info] Downloading the bioontology tools, or mgrep
emonsen at mymedify.com
Wed Dec 8 15:33:36 PST 2010
Adding "support" back into the thread.
On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 3:32 PM, Eva Monsen <emonsen at mymedify.com> wrote:
> Hi Trish, thanks for your quick response. We are a small for-profit company
> and our mission is to create a web application for caregivers and patients
> to manage complex, chronic diseases like cancer and diabetes. As part of
> the application, we'll provide some functionality for navigating the latest
> medical research.
> We'll be using an annotator like MetaMap or Mgrep for at least two
> (1) text mining. We have a research team working on classifying text in
> Medline abstracts. For this we need to annotate concepts and their semantic
> types. One example of our many research goals is to identify abstracts that
> associate a drug with a disease, and classify them by whether the drug is
> effective or not in treating the disease.
> (2) allow an end user to easily access medical concept definitions while
> viewing an article or abstract. For example, our UI might let a user hover
> their mouse over a word to get a pop-up with the word's definition.
> Hope this is helpful to your advisory board. Do let me know if you can
> provide me with download information. Thanks!
> On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 2:34 PM, Trish Whetzel <whetzel at stanford.edu>wrote:
>> Hi Eva,
>> Thank you for your interest in the Annotator and Mgrep. Can you tell us a
>> bit more about your use case as we are collecting this information based on
>> queries from our Advisory Board?
>> Thank you,
>> Trish Whetzel, PhD
>> Outreach Coordinator
>> The National Center for Biomedical Ontology
>> Ph: 650-721-2378
>> whetzel at stanford.edu
>> On Dec 8, 2010, at 1:51 PM, Eva Monsen wrote:
>> Hi there! Do you know if the "mgrep" tool used in your tools is available
>> for download anywhere? Or can you tell me where to download the "NCBO
>> Virtual Appliance" that is mentioned on your wiki (
>> I'd like to evaluate mgrep for use on my local servers.
>> Thanks very much!
>> Eva Monsen
>> bioontology-info mailing list
>> bioontology-info at lists.stanford.edu
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