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The MS in Systems Medicine Program Director, Dr. Sona Vasudevan, will be giving a talk at the Second International Systems and Network Medicine Conference on the topic “Big Cancer Data in Cancer Systems Medicine”. The conference will be hosted virtually by Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. The event will be hosted from April 12th-13th, 2021. 

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Jamari McCoy, 2020 Hoyas for Science Scholarship Recipient

“Every human on this earth is different. So, treating them as your ‘average’ patient wouldn’t be giving them the best care that they deserve. This program will help me to take into consideration a person’s genetic and social background to give them the best care.”

Jamari McCoy

System Medicine Professors

The Gut Microbiome and COVID-19

November 12th, 2020

Sona Vasudevan, PhD, is a professor of biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology, and co-directs the course that explores the abundance and diversity of gut, vaginal, and skin microbiomes.

Jamari McCoy

Jamari McCoy, 2020 Hoyas for Science Scholarship Recipient

November 10th, 2020

“Every human on this earth is different. So, treating them as your ‘average’ patient wouldn’t be giving them the best care that they deserve. This program will help me to take into consideration a person’s genetic and social background to give them the best care.”

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Transforming Medicine Through Technology

November 22nd, 2019

MinION is reshaping the field of medicine and on April 26, 2018, Georgetown University’s Systems Medicine master’s students were the first cohort…

Grant Kern

Student Profile – Grant Kern

September 18th, 2018

Grant Kern, M.S. in Systems Medicine, has had a keen interest in using science to improve people’s lives since elementary school. He is currently applying to medical schools, and hopes to combine the skills as an MD with the tools gained from the Systems Medicine program to improve the prevention and treatment of diseases.

Machine Learning Course at Georgetown University Systems Medicine Program

September 13th, 2018

In September 2018, Pine Biotech started a pilot course on Machine Learning for Biomedical Data at the Georgetown University Medical Center offered to the Masters Systems Medicine Program. A limited number of students are being accepted to join this project-based educational experience.

Systems Medicine: Computing the State of the Body

March 16th, 2017

“Several Good Practices [in Systems Medicince] are already in place, such as the Virtual Physiological Human (VPH), the E-Cell, as well as established educational curricula such as the MS Degree program at Georgetown University…”