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Make Data Work
March 25-28, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Benjamin Glicksberg

Benjamin Glicksberg
Postdoctoral Scholar, UCSF


Benjamin Glicksberg is a postdoctoral scholar in the lab of Atul Butte in the Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute at the University of California, San Francisco. His work involves utilizing state-of-the-art computational methods, including artificial intelligence algorithms, on bio- and clinical informatics frameworks to make discoveries to push forward precision medicine. His work often ties together multiomic data types ranging from genomics to clinical data in the form of electronic health records (EHR). He’s also built software, tools, and applications for interacting with and visualizing EHR data across patients in the UC Health system, with a particular emphasis on interoperable common data model formats. He holds a PhD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.


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Sequencing cancer genomes has transformed how we diagnose and treat the deadliest disease in America: cancer. Benjamin Glicksberg explains how coupling cancer genomic data with treatment data through the blockchain will empower patients and citizen scientists to rapidly advance cancer research. Read more.