The Biological Text Mining Unit of the CNIO (Bio-TeMUC) will be responsible for the organization of this task, in collaboration with biomedical researchers of this institution as well as the SING (Next Generation Computer Systems Group) group of the University of Vigo for coordination of technical evaluation infrastructure.

BARR track organizing committee:

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • Saber Ahmad Akhondi: Principle NLP Scientist, Elsevier Content & Innovation
  • Sophia Ananiadou: Professor of the School of Computer Science, University of Manchester / Director of the National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM), UK
  • Marius Doornenbal: Chief NLP Scientist, Elsevier Content & Innovation
  • Jose Miguel García Sagredo: Spanish Royal Academy of Medicine, Madrid, Spain
  • Hongfang Liu: Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Fernando A. Navarro: MD, Cosnauta, Siglas médicas en español; Founding member of TREMÉDICA, Spain
  • Carlos Luis Parra Calderón: Head of Technological Innovation Section, University Hospital Virgen del Rocio; Director of biomedical informatics, Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla, Spain
  • Manabu Torii: Scientist Medical Informatics, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, USA
  • Georgios Tsatsaronis: Senior NLP Scientist, Elsevier Content & Innovation
  • Hua Xu: Director of the Center for Computational Biomedicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA