Webinar: How Providers are Harnessing the Power of Genomics to Improve Community Health – ModernHealthcare.com

James Lu, M.D., PH.D.Co-founder & Senior Vice President of Applied GenomicsHelix

James is a co-founder and SVP of Applied Genomics at Helix, a population genomics company with a mission to empower every person to improve their life through DNA. Helix is accelerating the integration of genomic data into clinical care and broadening the impact of large-scale population health programs by providing comprehensive expertise in DNA sequencing, bioinformatics, and individual engagement. Powered by our proprietary Exome+assaya panel-grade exome enhanced by more than 300,000 informative non-coding regionsHelix partners with health systems to provide a scalable solution which enables the discovery of medically relevant, potentially life-saving, genetic information. Additionally, Helix offers a suite of DNA-powered products for continued individual engagement and discovery.

At Helix, James is responsible for the scientific teams which include bioinformatics, laboratory operations, regulatory, quality, translational research and policy teams.

Prior to Helix, James was a faculty member at Duke University where he focused on translational genomics and machine learning methodologies for electronic medical records. James has also explored a broad range of research topics in population genetics, Mendelian genomics, and computational psychiatry and has published dozens of papers in journals such as Nature, the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of Machine Learning Research.

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