Amar Das  Amar Das photo       

contact information

Director, Learning Health Systems
IBM Research — Cambridge

links

Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  ACM  |  American Medical Informatics Association


2016

Use of Gene Expression Profiling and Chemotherapy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Study of Linked Electronic Medical Records, Cancer Registry Data, and Genomic Data Across Two Health Care Systems
Afghahi, Anosheh and Mathur, Maya and Thompson, Caroline A and Mitani, Aya and Rigdon, Joseph and Desai, Manisha and Peter, P Yu and de Bruin, Monique A and Seto, Tina and Olson, Cliff and others
Journal of Oncology Practice, JOPR009803, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2016
Abstract

Automatic Identification of Co-Occuring Patient Events
Titus, Alexander and Faill, Rebecca and Das, Amar
Proceedings of the 7th ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics, pp. 579--586, 2016
Abstract


2015

Lymphopenia after adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) to predict poor survival in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).
Afghahi, Anosheh and Mathur, Maya and Seto, Tina and Desai, Manisha and Kenkare, Pragati and Horst, Kathleen C and Das, Amar K and Thompson, Caroline A and Luft, Harold S and Yu, Peter Paul and others
ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings, pp. 1069, 2015

Using agent-based simulation to understand populatation dynamics and coevolution in host-pathogen relationships
Williams, Roy and Williams, Scott and Das, Amar
2015 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), pp. 3110--3111
Abstract

Vector Space Models for Encoding and Retrieving Longitudinal Medical Record Data
Syed, Haider and Das, Amar K
VLDB Workshop on Big Graphs Online Querying, pp. 3--15, 2015
Abstract

Preliminary analysis of in utero low-level arsenic exposure and fetal growth using biometric measurements extracted from fetal ultrasound reports
Davis, Matthew A and Higgins, John and Li, Zhigang and Gilbert-Diamond, Diane and Baker, Emily R and Das, Amar and Karagas, Margaret R
Environmental Health 14(1), 1, BioMed Central, 2015
Abstract

An Associative Memory Model for Integration of Fragmented Research Data and Identification of Treatment Correlations in Breast Cancer Care
Banerjee, Ashis Gopal and Khan, Mridul and Higgins, John and Giani, Annarita and Das, Amar K
AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, pp. 306, 2015

Navigating choices when applying multiple imputation in the presence of multi-level categorical interaction effects
Mitani, Aya A and Kurian, Allison W and Das, Amar K and Desai, Manisha
Statistical Methodology27, 82--99, Elsevier, 2015

Discovering and Validating Breast Cancer Treatment Correlations using an Associative Memory Model and Statistical Methods
Banerjee, Ashis Gopal and Khan, Mridul and Higgins, John and Das, Amar K
Healthcare Informatics (ICHI), 2015 International Conference on, pp. 390--397

Temporal Needleman-Wunsch
Syed, Haider and Das, Amar K
Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA), 2015. 36678 2015. IEEE International Conference on, pp. 1--9

Identifying Chemotherapy Regimens in Electronic Health Record Data Using Interval-Encoded Sequence Alignment
Syed, Haider and Das, Amar K
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, pp. 143--147, Springer, 2015

Chromosomal copy number alterations for associations of ductal carcinoma in situ with invasive breast cancer
Afghahi, Anosheh and Forg{'o}, Erna and Mitani, Aya A and Desai, Manisha and Varma, Sushama and Seto, Tina and Rigdon, Joseph and Jensen, Kristin C and Troxell, Megan L and Gomez, Scarlett Lin and others
Breast Cancer Research 17(1), 1--13, Springer, 2015


2014

InSPIRE System: An Activity-Based Platform for Managing and Monitoring Biomedical Research
Das, Amar K and Thompson, Suzanne and Levin, Brian G and Andrews, Steven B
Healthcare Informatics (ICHI), 2014 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 375--375

Use of the 21-gene recurrence score assay (RS) and chemotherapy (CT) across health care (HC) systems.
Afghahi, Anosheh and Mitani, Aya and Desai, Manisha and Yu, Peter Paul and De Bruin, Monique A and Seto, Tina and Olson, Cliff and Kenkare, Pragati and Lin Gomez, Scarlett and Das, Amar K and others
ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings, pp. 6580, 2014

Chromosomal copy number alterations (CNAs) for risk assessment of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).
Afghahi, Anosheh and Forgo, Erna and Mitani, Aya and Desai, Manisha and Varma, Sushama and Seto, Tina and Jensen, Kristin C and Lin Gomez, Scarlett and Das, Amar K and Beck, Andrew H and others
ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings, pp. 565, 2014

Breast cancer treatment across health care systems: linking electronic medical records and state registry data to enable outcomes research
Kurian, Allison W and Mitani, Aya and Desai, Manisha and Yu, Peter P and Seto, Tina and Weber, Susan C and Olson, Cliff and Kenkare, Pragati and Gomez, Scarlett L and Bruin, Monique A and others
Cancer 120(1), 103--111, Wiley Online Library, 2014


2012

A simple heuristic for blindfolded record linkage
Weber, Susan C and Lowe, Henry and Das, Amar and Ferris, Todd
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 19(e1), e157--e161, The Oxford University Press, 2012
Abstract

Sim• TwentyFive: an interactive visualization system for data-driven decision support
Stubbs, Brendan and Kale, David C and Das, Amar
AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, pp. 891, 2012

Consequences of federal patient transfer regulations: effect of the 2003 EMTALA revision on a tertiary referral center and evidence of possible misuse
Kao, David P and Martin, Marina H and Das, Amar K and Ruoss, Stephen J
Archives of internal medicine 172(11), 891--892, American Medical Association, 2012

Oncoshare: lessons learned from building an integrated multi-institutional database for comparative effectiveness research.
Weber, Susan C and Seto, Tina and Olson, Cliff and Kenkare, Pragati and Kurian, Allison and Das, Amar K
AMIA, 2012


2011

Analytical Goal-driven Learning of Procedural Knowledge by Observation
Nejati, Negin and Das, Amar Kumar and Widrow, Bernard and Langley, Pat
2011 - books.google.com, Stanford University

English access to structured data
Richardson, Kyle D and Bobrow, Daniel G and Condoravdi, Cleo and Waldinger, Richard and Das, Amar
Semantic Computing (ICSC), 2011 Fifth IEEE International Conference on, pp. 13--20

Accessing Structured Health Information through English Queries and Automatic Deduction.
Waldinger, Richard J and Bobrow, Daniel G and Condoravdi, Cleo and Richardson, Kyle and Das, Amar
AAAI Spring Symposium: AI and Health Communication, 2011

Deducing answers to English questions from structured data
Bobrow, Daniel G and Condoravdi, Cleo and Richardson, Kyle and Waldinger, Richard and Das, Amar
Proceedings of the 16th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces, pp. 299--302, 2011

Comparison of Semantic Similarity Measures for Application Specific Ontology Pruning
Lee, Wei-Nchih and Bridewell, Will and Das, Amar K
Healthcare Informatics, Imaging and Systems Biology (HISB), 2011 First IEEE International Conference on, pp. 97--103

An intelligent interface for rule elicitation
Hassanpour, Saeed and Das, Amar K
Proceedings of the sixth international conference on Knowledge capture, pp. 171--172, 2011

Ontology based Text Mining of Concept Definitions in Biomedical Literature.
Hassanpour, Saeed and Das, Amar K
CSWS, pp. 40--45, 2011

Innovation in Healthcare Intelligence
Sairamesh, Jakka and Griss, Martin L and Weber, Patricia A and Hum, Stanley and Garverick, Steven L and Nemana, Ravi and Yu, Wil and Hosea, Fred W and Das, Amar K and Garner, Harold
American journal of preventive medicine 40(5), S234--S237, Elsevier, 2011

Sociotechnical challenges of developing an interoperable personal health record: lessons learned
Gaskin, Gregory L and Longhurst, Christopher A and Slayton, Rebecca and Das, Amar K
Appl Clin Inform 2(4), 406--419, 2011

Social network analysis of physician interactions: the effect of institutional boundaries on breast cancer care
Bridewell, Will and Das, Amar K
AMIA Annu Symp Proc, pp. 152--160, 2011


2009

Extracting cancer quality indicators from electronic medical records: evaluation of an ontology-based virtual medical record approach
Lee, Wei-Nchih and Tu, Samson W and Das, Amar K
AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, pp. 349, 2009

To the Editor
Turcott, Robert G and Das, Amar K and Ashley, Euan A
Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 32(10), 1360--1361, Wiley Online Library, 2009

Unsupervised method for extracting machine understandable medical knowledge from a large free text collection
Xu, Rong and Das, Amar K and Garber, Alan M
AMIA annual symposium proceedings, pp. 709, 2009

Ontology driven data integration for autism research
Young, Lynn and Tu, Samson W and Tennakoon, Lakshika and Vismer, David and Astakhov, Vadim and Gupta, Amarnath and Grethe, Jeffrey S and Martone, Maryann E and Das, Amar K and McAuliffe, Matthew J
Computer-Based Medical Systems, 2009. CBMS 2009. 22nd IEEE International Symposium on, pp. 1--7

Investigation of unsupervised pattern learning techniques for bootstrap construction of a medical treatment lexicon
Xu, Rong and Morgan, Alex and Das, Amar K and Garber, Alan
Proceedings of the workshop on current trends in biomedical natural language processing, pp. 63--70, 2009


2008

Sequence editing by apolipoprotein B RNA-editing catalytic component-B and epidemiological surveillance of transmitted HIV-1 drug resistance
Gifford, Robert J and Rhee, Soo-Yon and Eriksson, Nicolas and Liu, Tommy F and Kiuchi, Mark and Das, Amar K and Shafer, Robert W
AIDS (London, England) 22(6), 717, NIH Public Access, 2008

Unsupervised method for automatic construction of a disease dictionary from a large free text collection.
Xu, Rong and Supekar, Kaustubh S and Morgan, Alex and Das, Amar K and Garber, Alan M
AMIA, 2008


2007

Knowledge integration of software for HIV drug resistance research
Hernandez Jr, Genaro and Rhee, Soo-Yon and Shafer, Robert W and Das, Amar K
AMIA Annu. Symp. Proc, 2007

Extracting subject demographic information from abstracts of randomized clinical trial reports
Xu, Rong and Garten, Yael and Supekar, Kaustubh S and Das, Amar K and Altman, Russ B and Garber, Alan M and others
Medinfo 2007: Proceedings of the 12th World Congress on Health (Medical) Informatics; Building Sustainable Health Systems, pp. 550


2006

Task analysis of writing hospital admission orders: Evidence of a problem-based approach
Johnson, Christopher D and Zeiger, Roni F and Das, Amar K and Goldstein, Mary K
AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, pp. 389, 2006
Abstract

Posttraumatic stress disorder in primary care one year after the 9/11 attacks
Neria, Yuval and Gross, Raz and Olfson, Mark and Gameroff, Marc J and Wickramaratne, Priya and Das, Amar and Pilowsky, Daniel and Feder, Adriana and Blanco, Carlos and Marshall, Randall D and others
General hospital psychiatry 28(3), 213--222, Elsevier, 2006

FROM FLAIR TO HEALTH E-DECISION: INCORPORATING PATIENT PREFERENCES INTO A WEB-BASED HEALTH DECISION AID
Sims, Tamara and Das, Amar K and Garber, Alan and Goldstein, Mary K
The 28th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, 2006

Knowledge-Based System for Managing Complex Clinical Trials
Shankar, Ravi D and Martins, Susana B and Connor, Martin O and Parrish, David B and Das, Amar K
Computer-Based Medical Systems, 2006. CBMS 2006. 19th IEEE International Symposium on, pp. 270--278

Knowledge-based method for building patient decision-analytic tools
Das, Amar K and Ahmed, Bilal A and Garten, Yael and Robin, Jeremy I and Goldstein, Mary K
AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, pp. 175, 2006

Prediction of HIV mutation changes based on treatment history.
Lin, Ray S and Rhee, Soo-Yon and Shafer, Robert W and Das, Amar K
AMIA, 2006

Depression in African Americans: Breaking barriers to detection and treatment: Community-based studies tend to ignore high-risk groups of African Americans
Das, Amar K and Olfson, Mark and McCurtis, Henry L and Weissman, Myrna M
Journal of Family Practice 55(1), 30--40, Quadrant Healthcom, Inc., 2006

A combined data mining approach for infrequent events: analyzing HIV mutation changes based on treatment history
Lin, Ray S and Rhee, Soo-Yon and Shafer, Robert W and Das, Amar K
Comput Syst Bioinformatics Conf, pp. 385--388, 2006

Task analysis of writing hospital admission orders: evidence of a problem-based approach.
Johnson, Christopher D and Zeiger, Roni F and Das, Amar K and Goldstein, Mary K
AMIA, 2006

Combining Text Classification and Hidden Markov Modeling Techniques for Structuring Randomized Clinical Trial Abstracts.
Xu, Rong and Supekar, Kaustubh S and Huang, Yang and Das, Amar K and Garber, Alan M
AMIA, 2006

Customizing clinical narratives for the electronic medical record interface using cognitive methods
Sharda, Pallav and Das, Amar K and Cohen, Trevor A and Patel, Vimla
International journal of medical informatics 75(5), 346--368, Elsevier, 2006

Temporal representation and reasoning in medicine: research directions and challenges
Adlassnig, Klaus-Peter and Combi, Carlo and Das, Amar K and Keravnou, Elpida T and Pozzi, Giuseppe
Artificial intelligence in medicine 38(2), 101--113, Elsevier, 2006


2005

Screening for bipolar disorder in a primary care practice
Das, Amar K and Olfson, Mark and Gameroff, Marc J and Pilowsky, Daniel J and Blanco, Carlos and Feder, Adriana and Gross, Raz and Neria, Yuval and Lantigua, Rafael and Shea, Steven and others
Jama 293(8), 956--963, American Medical Association, 2005

Bipolar depression in a low-income primary care clinic
Olfson, Mark and Das, Amar K and Gameroff, Marc J and Pilowsky, Daniel and Feder, Adriana and Gross, Raz and Lantigua, Rafael and Shea, Steven and Weissman, Myrna M
American Journal of Psychiatry, Am Psychiatric Assoc, 2005

Gender differences in posttraumatic stress disorderamong primary care patients after the World Trade Center attack of September 11, 2001
Weissman, Myrna M and Neria, Yuval and Das, Amar and Feder, Adriana and Blanco, Carlos and Lantigua, Rafael and Shea, Steven and Gross, Raz and Gameroff, Marc J and Pilowsky, Daniel and others
Gender Medicine 2(2), 76--87, Elsevier, 2005

Modeling electronic discharge summaries as a simple temporal constraint satisfaction problem
Hripcsak, George and Zhou, Li and Parsons, Simon and Das, Amar K and Johnson, Stephen B
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 12(1), 55--63, Elsevier, 2005

Depression in US Hispanics: diagnostic and management considerations in family practice
Lewis-Fern{'a}ndez, Roberto and Das, Amar K and Alfonso, C{'e}sar and Weissman, Myrna M and Olfson, Mark
The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice 18(4), 282--296, Am Board Family Med, 2005


2004

Bipolar Disorder
Gross, Raz and Das, Amar K and Weissman, Myrna M
New England Journal of Medicine 351(23), 2454--2455, Mass Medical Soc, 2004


2003

Specifying design criteria for electronic medical record interface using cognitive framework.
Sharda, Pallav and Das, Amar K and Patel, Vimla L
AMIA, 2003


2002

Computers in psychiatry: A review of past programs and an analysis of historical trends
Das, Amar K
Psychiatric Quarterly 73(4), 351--365, Springer, 2002

SYNCHRONUS: a reusable software module for temporal integration.
Das, Amar K and Musen, Mark A
Proceedings of the AMIA Symposium, pp. 195, 2002


2001

A formal method to resolve temporal mismatches in clinical databases.
Das, Amar K and Musen, Mark A
Proceedings of the AMIA Symposium, pp. 130, 2001


1999

Integration of temporal reasoning and temporal-data maintenance into a reusable database mediator to answer abstract, time-oriented queries: The Tzolkin system
Nguyen, John H and Shahar, Yuval and Tu, Samson W and Das, Amar K and Musen, Mark A
Journal of Intelligent Information Systems 13(1-2), 121--145, Springer, 1999


1997

EON: CORBA-based middleware for automation of protocol-directed therapy
Musen, Mark A and Tu, Samson W and Advani, Aneel and Das, Amar K and Hasan, Zaki and Nguyen, John and Shahar, Yuval
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association1025, 1997

A temporal database mediator for protocol-based decision support.
Nguyen, John H and Shahar, Yuval and Tu, Samson W and Das, Amar K and Musen, Mark A
Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Fall Symposium, pp. 298, 1997

A foundational model of time for heterogeneous clinical databases.
Das, Amar K and Musen, Mark A
Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Fall Symposium, pp. 106, 1997


1996

EON: a component-based approach to automation of protocol-directed therapy
Musen, Mark A and Tu, Samson W and Das, Amar K and Shahar, Yuval
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 3(6), 367--388, The Oxford University Press, 1996
Abstract

EON: a component-based approach to automation of protocol-directed therapy.
Musen, Mark A and Tu, Samson W and Das, Amar K and Shahar, Yuval
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 3(6), 367, American Medical Informatics Association, 1996


1995

A component-based architecture for automation of protocol-directed therapy
Musen, Mark A and Tu, Samson W and Das, Amar K and Shahar, Yuval
1995 - Springer, Springer

A comparison of the temporal expressiveness of three database query methods.
Das, Amar K and Musen, Mark A
Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computer Application in Medical Care, pp. 331, 1995


1994

A logical foundation for representation of clinical data
Campbell, Keith E and Das, Amar K and Musen, Mark A
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 1(3), 218--232, The Oxford University Press, 1994
Abstract

A logical foundation for representation of clinical data.
Campbell, Keith E and Das, Amar K and Musen, Mark A
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 1(3), 218, American Medical Informatics Association, 1994

Knowledge-based temporal abstraction in clinical management tasks
Shahar, Yuval and Das, Amar K and Tu, Samson W and Musen, Mark A
Spring Symposium on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, 1994

Knowledge-based temporal abstraction for diabetic monitoring.
Shahar, Yuval and Das, Amar K and Tu, Samson W and Kraemer, Frederic B and Musen, Mark A
Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computer Application in Medical Care, pp. 697, 1994

A temporal query system for protocol-directed decision support.
Das, Amar K and Musen, Mark A
Methods of information in medicine 33(4), 358--370, 1994

A temporal-abstraction mediator for protocol-based decision support
Das, Amar K and Shahar, Yuval and Tu, Samson W and Musen, Mark A
Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, pp. 320--324, 1994


1992

A problem-solving architecture for managing temporal data and their abstractions
Shahar, Yuval and Tu, Samson W and Das, Amar K and Musen, Mark A
1992 - Citeseer, Citeseer

An extended SQL for temporal data management in clinical decision-support systems.
Das, Amar K and Tu, Samson W and Purcell, Gretchen P and Musen, Mark A
Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computer Application in Medical Care, pp. 128, 1992