Session Chair Profile

Ph.D., Chief Data Officer and Executive Vice President, Mount Sinai Health System

Biography
Dr. Kasarskis leads collaborative projects aimed at new therapeutics and diagnostics, and his research focuses on developing and applying technology to several areas including pathogen surveillance, pharmacogenomics, and the genetics of sleep. He has over a decade of experience managing research and technology development projects in software engineering, drug development, human and mouse genetics, and other biological research applications. Prior to Mount Sinai, he held positions at Pacific Biosciences, Sage Bionetworks, and Merck. Dr. Kasarskis holds a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology from UC Berkeley as well as a BS in Biology and a BA in Chemistry from the University of Kentucky.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley


The value of data in healthcare is undeniable and realized when raw information is successfully converted into knowledge that changes clinical practice. To drive value improvements and ensure that the right patient receives the right care requires the right data in combination with the right data analytics. This session will cover various aspects and challenges of data science in hospitals and health systems that drive healthcare with better outcomes.

Sessions:

  • Data Sharing Application: Needs, Advancements, and Challenges
    - Russ Cucina, UCSF
  • Trustless Data Sharing; Expected Effects on Healthcare Industry
    Session Chair: Riddhiman Das, TripleBlind
    - John Halamka, Mayo Clinic
  • Next-Generation Data Sharing: Discoverable, Accessible, Interoperable Data
    Session Chair: John F. Kalafut, Asher Orion Group
    - Joel Sevinsky, Theiagen Genomics
    - Ittai Dayan, Rhino Health
    - Russ Cucina, UCSF
    - Sharmila Majumdar, UCSF
    - Ashok Chennuru, Anthem
  • Sustainable Data Systems via FAIR Data Principles
    Session Chair: Alex Sherman, MGH
    - Wade Davis, Karius
  • Multi-Factor Data Science to Inform Clinical Research
    Session Chair: Charlotte Nelson, MATE Bioservices
    - Gundolf Schenk, UCSF
  • Translational AI: Innovation to Clinical Implementation and Reimbursement
    Session Chair: John J. Sninsky, Translational Consultant
    - Katy Wack, PathAI
    - Steve Anderson, LabCorp
    - Nigam Shah, Stanford
    - Rachael A Callcut, UCD
  • Leveraging Multiomic Data to Advance Rare Disease Drug Discovery and Development
    Session Chair: Patrice P Denefle, Centogene
    - Purvesh Khatri, Stanford
    - Marina Sirota, UCSF
  • AI/ML in Hospitals and Clinics / Digital Health Transformation / Predicting Clinical Outcomes
    Session Chair: Robert Hauser, Vidence
    - Alan Kaplan, LLNL
    - Peter Yu, Hartford Healthcare
    - Amir Bahmani, Stanford
    - Andrew Le, Buoy Health
  • PMWC 2022 Showcase
    - Kelly Hall, InheRET, Inc.