Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar – Marylyn Ritchie, PhD
“The Power of Medical Biobanks for Precision Medicine”
Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar 2021
Marylyn Ritchie, PhD
Professor of Genetics, Perelman School of Medicine
Director of the Center for Translational Bioinformatics
Associate Director, Penn Center for Precision Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Ritchie is a translational bioinformatics scientist, biomedical informatician, and computational human geneticist with a focus on developing novel approaches for understanding the relationship between our genome and human phenotypes. Dr. Ritchie has over 20 years of experience in the analysis of complex data and has authored over 350 publications. Dr. Ritchie has received several awards and honors including selection as a Genome Technology Rising Young Investigator in 2006, an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in 2010, and a KAVLI Frontiers of Science fellow by the National Academy of Science from 2011-2014. Dr. Ritchie was inducted as fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics in 2020. In 2021, Dr. Ritchie was elected as a member of the National Academy of Medicine; she is being recognized “for paradigm-changing research demonstrating the utility of electronic health records for identifying clinical diseases or phenotypes that can be integrated with genomic data from biobanks for genomic medicine discovery and implementation science.” Dr. Ritchie is also the host of two podcasts: she co-hosts The Biomedical Informatics Roundtable podcast with Dr. Jason Moore and she is the solo host of The CALM Podcast: Combining Academia and Life with Marylyn.
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Monthly seminar series hosted by the Precision Medicine Resource of the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research and featuring leaders in the Precision Medicine field from across the nation.