Dr. Joel Dudley
Dr. Joel Dudley is Assistant Professor of Genetics and Genomic Sciences and Director of Biomedical Informatics at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Dudley obtained his PhD in Biomedical Informatics from Stanford University School of Medicine. His research focus lies at the interface of medicine, molecular biology, and informatics. Dr. Dudley’s published research covers topics in bioinformatics, systems medicine, personal and clinical genomics, as well as drug and biomarker discovery. Dr. Dudley’s work has been recognized in the Wall Street Journal and other popular media, including his computational drug repurposing work that gained recognition as the NHGRI Director’s Genome Advance of the Month. He is also co-author of the book Exploring Personal Genomics from Oxford University Press, which is the first major text on personal genome analysis and interpretation. His current research aims to integrate and apply information from molecular profiling, clinical practice, and wearable sensors to realize the vision for a real-time learning healthcare system. Dr. Dudley co-founded three start-up companies and serves a scientific advisor to several innovative startups in NYC and Silicon Valley. In 2014 Dr. Dudley was named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company magazine.