PhUSE Working Groups News

The PhUSE Working Groups, which are led by volunteers from major stakeholders, have been developing innovative solutions that address unmet computational science needs. Here, we will look to share the latest information around the PhUSE Working Groups, from workshops to white papers, project news and industry views. 


We are pleased to announce that Dhananjay Chhatre known as DJ, will now be working alongside Andy Richardson Co-leading the Emerging Trends and Technologies Working Group. DJ is currently Associate Director at Gilead Sciences and has previously Co-lead the Optimizing the Use of Data Standards Working Group. DJ comes with a wealth of knowledge and PhUSE experience. 

NEW: The PhUSE Optimizing the Use of Data Standards Working Group has published a White Paper on Define-XML Version 2.0 Completion Guidelines. Click here to view the paper. 

NEW:The Standard Analyses and Code Sharing Working Group are calling for volunteers to participate in the Good Programming Practice in Macro Development Project. The team are looking to develop a Guideline / White Paper for creating well-structured and precisely documented macro code that will be easy to read and maintain over time.

The KPI Metrics project conducted a survey to test the acceptability of the KPIs and establish an initial benchmark set of metrics. The results have been published in a report, which is now available to download here.

Want a detailed overview of the Working Groups and projects? Want to know how the PhUSE Office supports our projects? Need tips on how to use Teamwork and the Wiki? Then take a look at this Welcome Pack, which captures useful information for project start-up, the onboarding of new project members, as well as hints and tips for established projects.


PhUSE successfully transitioned two guidance papers from TransCelerate BioPharma Inc. under its umbrella. These guidance documents address clinical data transparency and the de-identification and anonymisation concerning individual patient data. To view the documents visit the White Papers page on the website. 





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