David Smith | Professor of Laboratory Medicine And Pathology
Mayo Clinic

David Smith, Professor of Laboratory Medicine And Pathology, Mayo Clinic

David I Smith, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the Mayo Clinic. He is also the Chairman of the Technology Assessment Group for the Center for Individualized Medicine at the Mayo Clinic. The responsibility of this committee is to evaluate new technologies that could have a dramatic impact on basic research and its’ clinical translation. Dr. Smith received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin, in Madison in 1978. He had post-doctoral training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the University of California, Irvine, before taking his first faculty position at Wayne State University (in Detroit) in 1985. His laboratory studies the role that the common fragile sites play in cancer development. In addition, his laboratory studies the role that human papillomavirus plays in the development of a variety of different cancers.


Precision 2018 Day 1 @ 11:38

Chaired by David Smith, Professor, Mayo Clinic

Precision 2018 Day 1 @ 11:40

Whole genome sequencing as a powerful clinical tool to treat cancers with an HPV etiology

  • Different types of whole genome sequencing- Illumina versus BGI
  • Importance of HPV integration to the eventual cancers that develop
  • Important clinical information gained from whole genome sequencing
  • How WGS information can drive the liquid biopsy

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