LMP appoints faculty in computational medicine
August 3, 2022
TORONTO – Professor Anna Goldenberg (pictured) has begun a joint tenured appointment in Computer Science and Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Goldenberg obtained her PhD at Carnegie Mellon University in Machine Learning and did her post doctoral training at Penn Centre for Bioinformatics and then the Donnelly Centre.
She is the first Varma Family Chair in Biomedical Informatics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Research Institute, where she also co-leads the AI in Medicine for Kids (AIM) initiative. She is a CIFAR AI Chair and a fellow of CIFAR’s Child and Brain Development group. Additionally, she is the education theme lead at the Temerty Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research and Education in Medicine (T-CAIREM) where she helps foster innovation in AI in Medicine research.
The current focus of her lab is on developing machine learning methods for clinical use across diseases and conditions as well as quantifying the variability in the healthy state of individuals as well as across populations with the help of wearables.
She will be director of the Computational Medicine and Biology program in Computer Science and LMP. In this role, she will develop and lead world-class educational programs in Computational Medicine and Computational Biology while fostering collaborations with relevant departments, the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence, and T-CAIREM.