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DSC, Senior Vice President of Genomics, Fabric Genomics, Inc.

Dr. De La Vega is a geneticist and computational biologist with interests in clinical and population genomics. He is Senior Vice President of Genomics at Fabric Genomics, a company enabling precision medicine through AI-driven clinical genomic insights, and Adjunct Professor on the Department of Biomedical Data Science of the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. De La Vega spent over a decade at Applied Biosystems/Life Technologies developing several successful genetic analysis products. He has more recently contributed to start-up companies focused on bringing genomics into healthcare. Dr. De La Vega has participated in several breakthrough international projects such as the 1000 Genomes Project, the Genome-in-a-Bottle Consortium, and the International Cancer Genome Consortium. He has co-authored more than 100 scientific publications, including papers in top journals such as Nature, Nature Genetics, Science, Genome Research, and others, receiving over 20,000 citations.


How Genomics And Artificial Intelligence Are Enabling Precision Medicine
Genomic medicine’s growth is transforming healthcare, delivering precision diagnoses and tar-geted therapies. Artificial intelligence approaches are needed to help clinicians cope with the rapidly increasing volumes of genomic data. This session will focus on how AI can be integrated in clinical genome interpretation, significantly increasing scale and while reducing costs and avoiding black-box approaches.

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