About CBMI

CBMI uses informatics to drive discovery across the full spectrum of translational science with the ultimate goal of improving human health.

Our Research Specializations

CBMI conducts informatics research with a strong emphasis on translational science informed by innovative computational strategies.

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Shawn Murphy, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology
Contact Address: 

Center for Biomedical Informatics
10 Shattuck Street
Boston, MA 02115


About Shawn

Dr. Shawn Murphy is the Director of Research Information Systems and Computing at Partners Healthcare, is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, and serves as Associate Director for the Laboratory of Computer Science at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  Dr. Murphy developed the Research Patient Data Registry (RPDR) for Partners Healthcare.  Dr. Murphy is also chief of software development for the NIH-sponsored Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside (i2b2), an open source project that integrates data from the hospital medical record and the bioinformatics community into a common software platform, with over 120 operating installations worldwide.  The work of i2b2 is focused on strengthening the understanding of the metabolic and genetic underpinnings of complex diseases by developing an informatics framework to bridge data for clinical research using electronic health records.