Translational informatics is the main focus of the AI.MED lab’s research. Working on the interface between bioinformatics and clinical research, lab members work to create new techniques and databases to improve clinical care, diagnosis, treatment and to advance clinical research. Jake Chen, Ph.D., the lab’s principal investigator, has research interests in systems biology, data mining, advanced visual analytics for therapeutic discovery and clinical decision-making applications. His lab is working to build biomolecular systems models from biomedical big data in an attempt to understand, simulate and predict complex disease biology outcomes.
Dr. Chen is currently listed as an investigator on the following research grants: