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Featured Faculty: Adam Palmer, PhD

April 7, 2020

I have joined the faculty of the Department of Pharmacology and Computational Medicine Program at UNC Chapel Hill. Previously I was a postdoctoral fellow with Peter K. Sorger at Harvard Medical School’s Laboratory of Systems Pharmacology and Department of Systems Biology, where I applied experiments and computation to understand the mechanisms of combinations of cancer … Continued

Featured Faculty: Katherine Hoadley, PhD

November 13, 2019

Dr. Katherine Hoadley is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics and the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Her research interests include integrative genomic analyses to better understand cancer. She has been a member of the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Project for over a decade. She was … Continued

Scientists train a computer to classify breast cancer tumors

December 7, 2018

In a study published in the journal NPJ Breast Cancer, Charles M. Perou, PhD, Melissa Troester, PhD, graduate student Heather D. Couture and colleagues reported they used a form of artificial intelligence to train a computer to identify certain features of breast cancer tumors from images. UNC Lineberger’s Charles M. Perou, PhD, and Melissa Troester, … Continued

Regina Barzilay, PhD

September 17, 2018

UNC Computational Medicine Program presenting inaugural seminar speaker, Regina Barzilay, PhD. Dr. Barzilay is a Delta Electronics professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research interests are in natural language processing, applications of deep … Continued

Katherine Hoadley, PhD

August 9, 2018

We conducted comprehensive integrative molecular analyses of the complete set of tumors in The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), consisting of approximately 10,000 specimens and representing 33 types of cancer. We performed molecular clustering using data on chromosome-arm-level aneuploidy, DNA hypermethylation, mRNA, and miRNA expression levels and reverse-phase protein arrays, of which all, except for aneuploidy, … Continued

Computational Medicine Program

April 16, 2018

Computational Medicine Program Computational Medicine Program to be housed in the newly remodeled Mary Ellen Jones building early 2019.