Adam B. Olshen, PhD
Dr. Olshen is a professor in the Bioinformatics Division of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Director of the Computation Biology and Informatics (CBI) Core in the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF. His main research interest is statistical genomics in the context of cancer. His work includes developing tools for the analysis of genomic data and identifying biomarkers based on genomic and other types of data. He received a PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Washington and was previously faculty at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Developing tools for the analysis of genomic data and identifying biomarkers in cancer
Dr. Olshen has helped develop tools in such area as DNA copy number, mutation hotspot detection, and integration of data from multiple genomic assays. He is currently developing biomarkers to predict cancer outcomes in pediatric cancers.