International Childhood Cancer Data Partnership



USA - University of Chicago

Dr. Volchenboum is an associate professor of pediatrics and the associate chief research informatics officer for the Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Chicago. 

He is the Dean of Masters Programs, and he designed and launched the UChicago Master’s in Biomedical Informatics. His clinical specialty is pediatric hematology / oncology, caring for kids with cancer and blood diseases.

His research group includes the University of Chicago’s Data for the Common Good (D4CG), dedicated to building communities, platforms, and ecosystems that maximize the potential of data to drive discovery and improve human health. D4CG’s flagship project, the Pediatric Cancer Data Commons is dedicated to liberating and democratizing international data for pediatric malignancies. 

He is the director of the Informatics Core for the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), and he is director of the UChicago Clinical Informatics fellowship program.

November 7 – 10.45 – 11.25 am

Session: Keynote – Setting the Stage about the Importance of Pediatric Oncology Data Sharing​

Role: Discussant

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