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Bioinformatics

Published on
Jan 29, 2024
With funding from the National Cancer Institute’s Childhood Cancer Data Initiative, CHOP researchers are identifying new immunotherapy targets.

The Mitochondria and Cancer Connections (MC2) Research program leverages knowledge from existing centers to establish a novel, cutting-edge research initiative and enable the development of mechanistic understanding and novel therapeutic opportunities at the intersection of mitochondrial disease and pediatric cancer.

Dr. Ko's research focus is the development of non-invasive diffuse optical tools to identify critical periods of neurological vulnerability and to facilitate individualized care pathways to mitigate subsequent neurological injury in critically-ill children.

E-mail:
kotiff [at] chop.edu
Published on
Aug 3, 2023
Our August Featured Research Trainee is Megha Lal, PhD, who investigates the mechanism of less common forms of food allergies such as eosinophilic esophagitis.

Research in the Wang Laboratory focuses on the development of bioinformatics methods to improve the understanding of the genetic basis of human diseases, and the integration of electronic health records and genomic information to facilitate genomic medicine on scale.

Dr. Master works to understand the biochemical pathways related to inborn errors of metabolism, particularly as they relate to mitochondrial function. He also focuses on bioinformatics and machine learning solutions to problems in mass spectrometry and laboratory medicine.

E-mail:
masters [at] chop.edu

The Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics (DBHi) explores how data, technology, and knowledge converge to improve scientific research and patient care.

Looking for help with sequencing and analytics to advance your project? The CHOP Microbiome Center is the sequencing and bioinformatics resource of the PennCHOP Microbiome Program, providing end-to-end solutions for microbiome research.

Dr. Xing is the Executive Director of the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics, the Francis West Lewis Chair and director of the Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine at CHOP, and professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on computational biology and genomics of RNA processing and regulation.

E-mail:
xingyi [at] chop.edu

Dr. Wang's research focuses on the development of bioinformatics methods to improve the understanding of the genetic basis of human diseases, and the integration of electronic health records and genomic information to facilitate genomic medicine on scale.

E-mail:
wangk [at] chop.edu