Speaker Profile

M.D., Senior VP, Cancer Informatics, Tempus Labs

Biography
James L Chen, MD is a recognized expert in rare cancers and a translational bioinformatician. In addition, Dr. Chen is a dually-appointed Associate Professor in Medical Oncology and in Biomedical Informatics, at The Ohio State University (OSU). He is the former Clinical/Research Informatics Medical Director for the James Cancer Hospital and has chaired the Translational Bioinformatics group for ALLIANCE. During his tenure as the chair of the ASCO Health IT Task Force, he named and led the initial development of the mCODE standards initiative. He has served as Principal Investigator for several investigator-initiated rare disease trials and has over 60 peer reviewed publications. He has trained multiple generations of bioinformaticians as course director for OSU’s translational bioinformatics graduate course. Dr. Chen completed his undergraduate training at Harvard University and oncology training at the University of Chicago.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2023 Silicon Valley

Track 2 - January 25 9.00 A.M.-3.00 P.M.


Track Co-Chairs:
Russ Cucina, UCSF

  • How can AI and Data Science Determine Which Patients should be Preemptively Tested? (PANEL)
    Chair: Russ Cucina, UCSF
    - Lisa Kroon, UCSF
    - Eran Segal, WI
    - Daniel Knecht, CVS Health
  • Establishing Genomics in the Clinic as a Routine Requires AI and Automation
    Chair: Bani Tamraz, UCSF
    - Sergio Baranzini, UCSF
    - Gill Bejeran, Stanford
  • Representation and Equity in Genomic Data
    Chair: Karen Miga, UCSC
    - Timothy Rebbeck, Harvard
    - Keolu Fox, UC San Diego
  • Overcoming Barriers to Bringing Multi-omic's into Clinical Practices
    Chair: Russ Cucina, UCSF
    - Peter DeVault, Epic
    - Kevin Hass, Myriad
    - Kevin Cramer, Sapio Sciences
    - Jim Chen, Tempus
  • Misaligned Incentives Across Public-Private Partnerships in Patient Health (PANEL)
    Chair: Justin Wildsmith, Syntropy
    - Ken Harris, AWS
    - Steve Goldstein, UC Irvine
    - Suzanne George, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
    - Nelson D’Antonio, Palantir
  • PMWC Showcase:
    - Thomas Westerling-Bui, Aiforia Inc.