Chief Data Officer
Anthony Philippakis is the chief data officer of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where he leads the Data Sciences Platform. He is also a cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where his primary focus is caring for patients with rare, genetic, cardiovascular diseases. Philippakis is committed to bringing genomic sequencing and data science into the practice of clinical medicine. He co-chairs the Scientific Advisory Board of Global Genes, is a strategic advisor to the American Heart Association, and sits on the Clinical Working Group of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health. In addition to his roles at the Broad and Brigham and Women’s, he is a venture partner at Google Ventures, focusing on life sciences and technology. Philippakis received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and Ph.D. in biophysics at Harvard University. He studied mathematics at Yale University as an undergraduate, and later earned a master’s degree in mathematics from Cambridge University.
- Discovering Meaning from Massive 'Omics Data Sets - Tuesday, May 8, 3:20pm-4:00pm