MAY 14, 2015 03:00 PM PDT

Translating Airway Gene-Expression into a Biomarker for Lung Cancer and COPD

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  • Chief, Division of Computational Biomedicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Director, Translational Bioinformatics Program, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
    Biography
      Professor of Medicine, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, and Bioinformatics, Alexander Graham Bell Professor of Healthcare Entrepreneurship

      Avrum Spira, M.D., M.Sc. is a Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Bioinformatics and the Alexander Graham Bell Professor in Health Care Entrepreneurship at Boston University. He is founding Chief of the Division of Computational Biomedicine in the Department of Medicine at Boston University and Director of the Translational Bioinformatics Program at Boston University's Clinical and Translational Science Institute. As an active clinician-scientist, he is a Pulmonary Attending in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Boston Medical Center. He was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) in 2010, and he currently serves as a member of the NIH's Cancer Biomarker Study Section, a Senior Editor at Cancer Prevention Research and an Associate Editor at the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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