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Department of Biomedical Informatics and Data Science

Jake Chen, Ph.D.

Jake Chen, Ph.D.

Chief Bioinformatics Officer 

Professor of Genetics and Computer Science

Research Interests
Translational bioinformatics, system biology, data mining, advanced visual analytics for therapeutic discovery and clinical decision-making applications.

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Jin Chen, Ph.D., FAMIA

Jin Chen, Ph.D., FAMIA

Associate Professor of Medicine, Nephrology

Associate Director for Education

Research Interests
His research is concentrated on the exploration of modern AI, with a particular focus on deep learning, to analyze diverse forms of unstructured clinical data with the aim of identifying clinical phenotypes linked to complex diseases. 

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Zechen Chong, Ph.D.

Zechen Chong, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Research Interests
Currently, Chong and his lab are working to develop algorithms for next-generation sequencing data analysis and research genomic rearrangements and disease genomics.

Chong Lab

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James J. Cimino, M.D.

James J. Cimino, M.D.

Distinguished Professor of Medicine

Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics and Data Science 

Research Interests
His current research involves development of systems to support clinical and translational researchers and exploring new paradigms for improving electronic health records. 

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Tiago K. Colicchio, Ph.D., MBA

Tiago K. Colicchio, Ph.D., MBA

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research Interests
The current focus of his research is to design electronic clinical documentation systems that can increase clinicians’ situation awareness, improve the medical-decision making process, and reduce the EHR-associated documentation burden.

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John D. Osborne, Ph.D.

John D. Osborne, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research Interests
The current focus of his research is to build the tools, methods and infrastructure needed to explore the relationship between genotype and phenotype - with a focus on clinical natural language processing to extract human phenotype information from biomedical text. He is actively exploring the application of recurrent neural networks in this problem space.

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Alexander Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Alexander Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Professor of Microbiology

Research Interests
His interests cover broad areas of bioinformatics, from data modeling, databases and software pipeline development for high-throughput workflows, through analysis and innovative visualization approaches for complex biological data sets. 

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Amy Wang, M.D., MBI

Amy Wang, M.D., MBI

Associate Professor of Medicine and Family and Community Medicine

Research Interests
Her areas of expertise include biomedical ontologies, health standards, electronic health records (EHRs), and informatics education. 

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