MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease

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Huntington’s Disease

Huntington’s Disease (HD) is one of the more common neurodegenerative diseases with an estimated 250,000 people in the United States either diagnosed with, or at risk for, the disease. The typical age of HD onset is between the ages of 30 and 50, with very rare juvenile onset as young as two years old and the average lifespan once diagnosed with HD is 10-20 years... Learn more

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease affecting approximately 13% of individuals over the age of 65 and nearly one-third of those over 85, making it the most common cause of dementia. Over $200 Billion dollars are spent on Alzheimer care each year... Learn more

SWAN/SIOC: Aligning Scientific Discourse Representation and Social Semantics

Passant A, Ciccarese P, Breslin J, Clark T. SWAN/SIOC: Aligning Scientific Discourse Representation and Social Semantics [Internet]. In: Workshop on Semantic Web Applications in Scientific Discourse, 8th International Conference on Semantic Web (ISWC 2009), Oct 25-29 2009, Washington DC. 2009Available from: http://www.johnbreslin.org/files/publications/20091026_swas2009.pdf

A Short Survey of Scientific Discourse Representation Models

Groza T, Handschuh S, Clark T, Shum SB. A Short Survey of Scientific Discourse Representation Models [Internet]. In: Workshop on Semantic Web Applications in Scientific Discourse, 8th International Conference on Semantic Web (ISWC 2009), Oct 25-29 2009, Washington DC. 2009Available from: http://www.w3.org/wiki/images/c/c8/HCLS$$ISWC2009$$Workshop$Groza.pdf

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