Sàndor Szalma | Senior Director, Biomedical Informatics

Sàndor Szalma, Senior Director, Biomedical Informatics, Takeda

Sándor Szalma is head of biomedical informatics in Takeda R&D Data Science Institute. He is responsible for computational biology, machine learning and informatics approaches for forward and reverse translation and scientific and competitive intelligence efforts in oncology, neuroscience and gastroenterology. Most recently, he was head of Translational Informatics and External Innovation, R&D IT in Janssen Research & Development, LLC. He serves as a member of the governance board of Open Targets. Previously, he was member of the industry advisory committee of ELIXIR, member of the board of the Pistoia Alliance, member of the Translational Medicine Advisory Committee of the PhRMA Foundation and led the Data & Knowledge Management Strategic Governance Group of Innovative Medicine Initiative. His past positions included president of MeTa Informatics, general manager of QuantumBio and senior director of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at Accelrys, Inc. He was co-founder of Acheuron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He lectured at UCSD Extension and was adjunct professor at Rutgers University in the Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics program. He is the author of 45 scientific publications and book chapters and two patents. He received his doctoral degree in physical organic chemistry from A. Szent-Györgyi Medical University in Szeged, Hungary


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Utilization of genetic resources to explore rare disease phenotype/genotype connections

last published: 05/Nov/20 11:55 GMT

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