MedMentions: A Large Biomedical Corpus Annotated with UMLS Concepts

25 Feb 2019Sunil MohanDonghui Li

This paper presents the formal release of MedMentions, a new manually annotated resource for the recognition of biomedical concepts. What distinguishes MedMentions from other annotated biomedical corpora is its size (over 4,000 abstracts and over 350,000 linked mentions), as well as the size of the concept ontology (over 3 million concepts from UMLS 2017) and its broad coverage of biomedical disciplines... (read more)

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