*Corresponding author:Jae-Eun Lee, Division of Biobank for Health Sciences, Korea National Institute of Health, Korea
Received: July 23, 2018; Published: July 31, 2018
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Medicine has been translating into personalized and precision medicine based on individual genetic, environmental and clinical characteristics, and lifestyle. The biobank is an essential infrastructure for the successful implementation of personalized and precision medicine. Recently, researches for development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology for personalized and precision medicine are actively being conducted, however research to utilize AI in biobanking is not noticeable. This article presents current issues in the biobank and the future possibilities of AI in biobanking.
Keywords: Artificial intelligence; Biobank; Biobanking; Precision biobanking; Precision medicine
Abbreviations: AI: Artificial Intelligence; ML: Machine Learning; NLP: Natural Language Processing; SOPs: Standard Operating Procedures; STR: Short Tandem Repeat; SNP: Single Nucleotide Polymorphism