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Assistant Professor | Genetics and Genomic Sciences


Dr. Chen is Director of Clinical Genome Informatics at http://icahn.mssm.edu/departments-and-institutes/genomics Icahn Institute of Genetics and Multiscale Biology. His research focuses on developingdatabases, genome repositories, and clinical applications to interpret personalgenomes for clinical diagnosis, precision medicine, predictive disease risk,and novel therapeutics. Prior to Mount Sinai, he led the collaborative efforts at Stanford University to drive personalized medicine and clinical diagnosis on Mendelian and complex diseases using genome and exome sequencing. Dr. Chen also helped launch a startup company http://www.personalis.com Personalis, which won the VA's contract for the Million Veteran Genome project. Dr. Chen has a broad interest in translational bioinformatics and genome interpretation, and has published over 60 papers in Lancet, Cell, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Methods, PNAS, AJHG, PLoS Genetics, PLoS Computational Biology, Genome Research, Genome Biology, Genome Medicine, AJT, and Proteins. He holds numerous patents for software and databases on personalized medicine, diagnosis, and structure modeling.