2nd Annual Computational Data Neuroscience Symposium:

Virtually Connecting the Brain, Big Data, and Outcomes

Friday Oct 23, 2020 Virtual

Sponsored by Brigham Health Computational Neuroscience Outcomes Center, Harvard Medical School, & Onnela Lab (HSPH) 


You are cordially invited to the 2nd Annual Computational Data Neuroscience Symposium. Representing the first annual event of its kind, the symposium brings together leading data science experts in the clinical neurosciences for a day of keynote & plenary talks on state-of-the-art advances, abstract presentations of cutting-edge work, & sessions to foster innovative collaborations. The audience includes the spectrum of computational neuroscience: both clinicians & scientists in neurosurgery, neurology, neuroradiology, neuropathology, psychiatry, neuroonc, rad onc, neuroengineering, biostatistics, & data science.


Due to public health concerns, the Symposium will take place virtually this year.



Registration is open to all clinicians, researchers, trainees, & students. Thanks to generous funding, registration is FREE by Oct 1st.


Submit Your Abstract

Abstract submissions, especially from medical/graduate students and residents/postdocs, are welcome. The top scored abstracts will be eligible for awards and selected to be given as proffered talks.  Please visit the abstract link for FAQs. Submission deadline is September 23rd.


We look forward to having you join us for this exciting event!


The program and talks from last year's inaugural 2019 Symposium are now also available (accessed from the links above), including from our Keynote speakers: Dr. Anil Nanda (Senior Vice President and Chair of Neurosurgery, Rutgers and RWJ Medical School), Dr. Jianying Hu (Global Science Leader, AI for Healthcare, IBM Research), and Dr. Neil Martin (Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger; Director of Geisinger Neuroscience Institute)

Symposium Sessions Include:

National Outcomes and Health Services Research


Patient Health Tracking and Predictive Analytics


Computational Precision Medicine and Diagnostics


Big Data: Ethics and Policy

CNOC Symposium Directors

Timothy Smith, MD PhD


Bryan Iorgulescu, MD


Omar Arnaout, MD


William Gormley, MD MPH MBA


JP Onnela, PhD 


Administrative Directors

Jack Hanna

Aakanksha Rana, PhD