Speaker Profile

M.D., Professor; Director Center for Precision Medicine and Data Sciences, UC Davis Health

Biography
Dr. Frederick Meyers is Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine at UC Davis Health. His career interests include multifaceted investigations of advanced cancer and training the next generation of scientists. He has served UC Davis as Chief of Hematology/Oncology, Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine and Vice Dean of the School of Medicine. He currently leads the Center for Precision Medicine and Data Sciences. Additionally, he is Associate Director for Education, Training and Career Development for our Comprehensive Cancer Center, and he founded "Academic Research Careers for Medical Doctors (ARC-MD)", a medical school pathway to train the next generation of diverse faculty. Dr. Meyers' national leadership in career development has been recognized with many training grants, service to NIH, and as President of the Association of Clinical and Translational Science 2019-2020. In 2020 he received the Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community Service.

Talk
A Comprehensive University Vision For Precision Medicine
Precision Medicine and Data Sciences at a comprehensive university promotes new teams by uniting heath care and population health with training and career development, with seven colleges, and valued community partners.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley


  • Beyond the Human Genome & non-profit Phenome Health
    - Lee Hood, Providence Health
  • UC Precision Medicine Programs: Achievements and Challenges
    Session Chair: India Hook-Barnard, EBRC
    - Keith Yamamoto, UCSF
    - Clara Lajonchere, UCLA
    - Frederick J Meyers, UC Davis Health
  • T2T: Long-Read Sequencing Unlocks The Final Gaps In The Human Genome
    - Karen Miga, UCSC
  • Ultra-rapid Nanopore Genome Sequencing in a Critical Care Setting
    - John E. Gorzynski, Stanford
  • Precision Approaches to Chronic Disease (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Jennifer Lovejoy, Calibrate
    - Noel Mueller, Johns Hopkins
    - Lee Hood, Providence Health
    - Megan Ruth Mahoney, Stanford
  • DNA-based Weight Loss Interventions: What Have We Learned? (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Jennifer Lovejoy, Calibrate
    - Lu Qi, Tulane University
    - Christopher Gardner, Stanford
  • Advances in Digital Health, Diabetes and Obesity Management (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Mike Snyder, Stanford
    - Jessilyn Dunn, Duke University
    - Jonathan Long, Stanford
    - James Galagan, Boston University
  • Illumina Accelerator Innovation
    Session Chair: Amanda Cashin, Illumina Accelerator
    - Trevor Levin, Convergent Genomics
    - Rhidi Tariyal, NextGen Jane
    - Kareem Barghouti, VastBiome
  • PMWC Showcase
    - Jarret Glasscock, Cofactor Genomics
    - David Hanna, Thermo Fisher