Speaker Profile

Lead Software Engineer, OncoKB, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Hongxin Zhang is the lead software engineer for OncoKB, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's (MSK's) precision oncology knowledge base. Hongxin is responsible for the design, implementation, and management of all OncoKB software products. A member of OncoKB since its inception, Hongxin has leveraged his expertise in technology development and bioinformatics to bring the best clinical care to patients.

AI & Data Science Showcase:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center(MSK) in New York City, the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center and one of 51 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, has 135 years of experience dedicated to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs.

OncoKB: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Precision Oncology Knowledge Base
OncoKB, MSK’s precision oncology knowledgebase, contains expert-curated information about the biological and clinical relevance of cancer mutations. It is used to annotate approximately 12000 MSK patient sequencing reports annually. OncoKB is the first somatic human cancer variant database to be partially recognized by the FDA. It is available as a licensed product for research, hospital, or commercial use.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley

Track 6, June 28-30

The PMWC 2022 Data Applications in Clinical Diagnostics Showcase will provide a 15-minute time slot for selected organizations, including commercial companies, clinical testing labs, and medical research institutions, to present their latest advancements, insights, applications, and technologies to an audience of clinicians, leading investigators, academic institutions, pharma and biotech, investors, and potential clients. We will learn about new technologies and findings that promise expedited, cost-effective, and accurate clinical diagnosis for early disease detection, treatment decisions, and disease prevention.

- Clinical Dx/Oncology (including Liquid Biopsy)
- Clinical Dx/Cardio Vascular
- Clinical Dx/Nerodegenerative