Speaker Profile

Ph.D., OncoKB Scientist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Nissan is a scientific manager for OncoKB, Memorial Sloan Kettering's (MSK's) precision oncology knowledge base. She contributes to and oversees the curation, maintenance and output of OncoKB's scientific content. Prior to her work with OncoKB, Dr. Nissan was both a graduate student and a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. David Solit at MSK, studying the functionality of genomic alterations in melanoma and bladder cancer.

Clinical Dx Showcase:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 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: MSK’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 12000 MSK patient sequencing reports annually. OncoKB is the first somatic human variant database to be partially FDA-recognized.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley

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