Noam Shomron, a genomic visionary from the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, believes that if we just change our perspective, we might be heading in the right direction towards improved breast cancer treatments.
Dr. Noam Shomron heads the Genomic Intelligence Research Laboratory at the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. Prior to this appointment Dr Shomron trained at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Dr Shomron leads a multi-disciplinary team of scientists: biologists, physicians, engineers, bioinformaticians and mathematicians that aims to deepen our understanding on the development of diseases in order to generate a significant impact through translating ideas into clinical reality. Shomron is also the Editor-in-Chief of ‘Genetics Research’ (Cambridge University Press); Director of Rare Genomics Israel a non-profit organization that assists children and families with undiagnosed genetic disorders; Academic Director of BioAbroad; Co-founder of several Biotech companies including WHD, GotSho and Variantyx.
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