VarDrugPub specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_26538
Name VarDrugPub
Alternative name Variant-Gene-Drug Relations Database
Restrictions to use None
Community driven No
Data access Browse
User data submission Not allowed
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline Aik Choon Tan
  • person_outline Jaewoo Kang
  • person_outline Kyubum Lee
  • person_outline Byounggun Kim

Publication for Variant-Gene-Drug Relations Database

VarDrugPub citation


An integrated clinical and genomic information system for cancer precision medicine

BMC Med Genomics
PMCID: 5918454
PMID: 29697362
DOI: 10.1186/s12920-018-0347-9

[…] le sources such as MyCancerGenome [], IntOGen [], Handbook of targeted cancer therapy [], and manual searches in the New England Journal of Medicine journal. Drugs from text mining were obtained from VarDrugPub [] that identified the variant-gene-drug relations in all the PubMed abstracts using a machine learning method.We further provide filtering utility to select genes of known importance in ca […]

VarDrugPub institution(s)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Bioinformatics, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; Translational Bioinformatics and Cancer Systems Biology Laboratory, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, IL, USA
VarDrugPub funding source(s)
Supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea [NRF-2016M3A9A7916996 and NRF-2014R1A2A1A10051238].

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