Griffin M Weber
Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
United States of America
Griffin Weber, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Interdisciplinary Medicine and Biotechnology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Harvard Medical School (HMS); the Director of the Biomedical Research Informatics Core (BRIC) at BIDMC; and a Research Associate in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at HMS. Dr. Weber received his M.D. and Ph.D. in computer science from Harvard University in 2007. While still a student, he became the first Chief Technology Officer of Harvard Medical School and built an educational web portal that provides interactive online content to over 500 courses. He also created the original prototype software for the Shared Health Research Information Network (SHRINE), which is a federated query tool that connects i2b2 databases across multiple institutions. More than 100 institutions worldwide use i2b2 and SHRINE to support clinical research.
His research interest include analyzing DNA microarrays, modeling the growth of breast cancer tumors, and creating algorithms for predicting life expectancy.