Active Grants:

Mining minority enriched AllofUs data for innovative ethnic specific risk prediction modeling

          Role: Principal Investigator
          Funding Agency: NIH/NIHMD  1R21MD019134-01 (PI: Zhang/Wang/Hou)
          Project Dates: 09/2023–5/2025 


SCH: A New Computational Framework for Learning from Imbalanced Biomedical Data

          Role: Multiple Principal Investigator
          Funding Agency: NIH/NCI 1R01CA287413-01  (PI: Sun/Cui/Zhang)
          Project Dates: 08/2023–7/2027 

A Translational Informatics Framework to Mine Efficacy and Safety of Dietary Supplements

          Role: Principal Investigator
          Funding Agency: NIH/NCCIH 2R01AT009457-05A1 (PI: Zhang)
          Project Dates: 01/2023–11/2027 (total cost: $3.1 million)


          Role: Co-Principal Investigator (Chow/Zhang)
          Funding Agency: MnDRIVE UMII 
          Project Dates: 1/2023-1/2024
Completed Grants:

        Role: Co-Investigator (leading NLP efforts at UMN site)

        Funding Agency: NIH/NHLBI OT2HL161847-01(PI: KATZ/HORWITZ/TROXEL)

         Project Dates: 10/2021-05/2022   

  • Use of a Mobile Food Record, Enhanced by a Novel Artificial Intelligence-Based Informatics Framework, to Expand Capture of Dietary Intake

         Role: Co-Principal Investigator

         Funding Agency: Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism (PI: Chow/Zhang)

        Project Dates: 12/2021-11/2023         

      Role: Principal Investigator
      Funding Agency: NIH/NIA 3R01AT009457-04S1 (PI: Zhang)
      Project Dates: 07/2020–03/2022
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Funding Agency: NIH/ODS 3R01AT009457-03S1 (PI: Zhang)
      Project Dates: 04/2019–03/2020

      Role: Co-investigator
      Funding Agency: NIH/NCATS 1UL1TR002494 (PI: Blazar)
      Project Dates: 03/2018-02/2023

     Role: Principal Investigator
     Funding Agency: NIH/NCCIH 1R01AT009457 (PI: Zhang)
     Project Dates: 04/2017–03/2022
      Role: Co-Investigator
      Funding Agency: AHRQ 1R01HS022085 (PI: Melton-Meaux)
      Project Dates: 09/2013–08/2018
  • Creating a 21st Century Precision Medicine in Intensive Care Unit
       Role: Co-Investigator
       Funding Agency: College of Pharmacy (Skaar)
       Project Dates: 10/2017-09/2019         
  • NYHA Classification Determination from Electronic Health Records for Medtronic CRT Patients

         Role: Co-Investigator
         Funding Agency: Medtronic Inc. (Aliferis/Speedie)
         Project Dates: 11/2017-09/2018

  • Using Electronic Health Records to Validate Literature Discovery-Based Drug-Drug Interactions
     Role: Principal Investigator
     Funding Agency: University of Minnesota Office of the Vice President for Research Grant-in-Aid
     Project Dates: 01/2016 – 06/2017
  • Improving Breast Cancer Survivors’ Disease Management Outcomes through Smartphone Apps and Online Health Community
     Role: Co-Investigator
     Funding Agency: University of Minnesota Office of the Vice President for Research Grant-in-Aid (PI: Gao)
     Project Dates: 07/2016 – 01/2018
  • Large-scale discovery of drug-supplements interactions in biomedical literature
     Role: Principal Investigator
     Funding Agency: University of Minnesota Informatics Institute On the Horizon Grant
     Project Dates: 07/2014 – 07/2015