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Robert Grossman, PhD

Robert L. Grossman is the Frederick H. Rawson Distinguished Service Professor in Medicine and Computer Science and the Jim and Karen Frank Director of the Center for Translational Data Science at the University of Chicago. He has also served as the chief research informatics officer of the Biological Sciences Division since 2011. He is the Co-Chief in the Section of Computational Biomedicine and Biomedical Data Science in the Department of Medicine.

The impact of site-specific digital histology signatures on deep learning model accuracy and bias.
Howard FM, Dolezal J, Kochanny S, Schulte J, Chen H, Heij L, Huo D, Nanda R, Olopade OI, Kather JN, Cipriani N, Grossman RL, Pearson AT. The impact of site-specific digital histology signatures on deep learning model accuracy and bias. Nat Commun. 2021 07 20; 12(1):4423.
PMID: 34285218

Author Correction: The NCI Genomic Data Commons.
Heath AP, Ferretti V, Agrawal S, An M, Angelakos JC, Arya R, Bajari R, Baqar B, Barnowski JHB, Burt J, Catton A, Chan BF, Chu F, Cullion K, Davidsen T, Do PM, Dompierre C, Ferguson ML, Fitzsimons MS, Ford M, Fukuma M, Gaheen S, Ganji GL, Garcia TI, George SS, Gerhard DS, Gerthoffert F, Gomez F, Han K, Hernandez KM, Issac B, Jackson R, Jensen MA, Joshi S, Kadam A, Khurana A, Kim KMJ, Kraft VE, Li S, Lichtenberg TM, Lodato J, Lolla L, Martinov P, Mazzone JA, Miller DP, Miller I, Miller JS, Miyauchi K, Murphy MW, Nullet T, Ogwara RO, Ortuño FM, Pedrosa J, Pham PL, Popov MY, Porter JJ, Powell R, Rademacher K, Reid CP, Rich S, Rogel B, Sahni H, Savage JH, Schmitt KA, Simmons TJ, Sislow J, Spring J, Stein L, Sullivan S, Tang Y, Thiagarajan M, Troyer HD, Wang C, Wang Z, West BL, Wilmer A, Wilson S, Wu K, Wysocki WP, Xiang L, Yamada JT, Yang L, Yu C, Yung CK, Zenklusen JC, Zhang J, Zhang Z, Zhao Y, Zubair A, Staudt LM, Grossman RL. Author Correction: The NCI Genomic Data Commons. Nat Genet. 2021 Jun; 53(6):935.
PMID: 34007079

BloodPAC Data Commons for Liquid Biopsy Data.
Grossman RL, Dry JR, Hanlon SE, Johann DJ, Kolatkar A, Lee JSH, Meyer C, Salvatore L, Wells W, Leiman L. BloodPAC Data Commons for Liquid Biopsy Data. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2021 04; 5:479-486.
PMID: 33929890

The NCI Genomic Data Commons.
Heath AP, Ferretti V, Agrawal S, An M, Angelakos JC, Arya R, Bajari R, Baqar B, Barnowski JHB, Burt J, Catton A, Chan BF, Chu F, Cullion K, Davidsen T, Do PM, Dompierre C, Ferguson ML, Fitzsimons MS, Ford M, Fukuma M, Gaheen S, Ganji GL, Garcia TI, George SS, Gerhard DS, Gerthoffert F, Gomez F, Han K, Hernandez KM, Issac B, Jackson R, Jensen MA, Joshi S, Kadam A, Khurana A, Kim KMJ, Kraft VE, Li S, Lichtenberg TM, Lodato J, Lolla L, Martinov P, Mazzone JA, Miller DP, Miller I, Miller JS, Miyauchi K, Murphy MW, Nullet T, Ogwara RO, Ortuño FM, Pedrosa J, Pham PL, Popov MY, Porter JJ, Powell R, Rademacher K, Reid CP, Rich S, Rogel B, Sahni H, Savage JH, Schmitt KA, Simmons TJ, Sislow J, Spring J, Stein L, Sullivan S, Tang Y, Thiagarajan M, Troyer HD, Wang C, Wang Z, West BL, Wilmer A, Wilson S, Wu K, Wysocki WP, Xiang L, Yamada JT, Yang L, Yu C, Yung CK, Zenklusen JC, Zhang J, Zhang Z, Zhao Y, Zubair A, Staudt LM, Grossman RL. The NCI Genomic Data Commons. Nat Genet. 2021 03; 53(3):257-262.
PMID: 33619384

Uniform genomic data analysis in the NCI Genomic Data Commons.
Zhang Z, Hernandez K, Savage J, Li S, Miller D, Agrawal S, Ortuno F, Staudt LM, Heath A, Grossman RL. Uniform genomic data analysis in the NCI Genomic Data Commons. Nat Commun. 2021 02 22; 12(1):1226.
PMID: 33619257

HeartBioPortal2.0: new developments and updates for genetic ancestry and cardiometabolic quantitative traits in diverse human populations.
Khomtchouk BB, Nelson CS, Vand KA, Palmisano S, Grossman RL. HeartBioPortal2.0: new developments and updates for genetic ancestry and cardiometabolic quantitative traits in diverse human populations. Database (Oxford). 2020 12 31; 2020.
PMID: 33382884

The Veterans Affairs Precision Oncology Data Repository, a Clinical, Genomic, and Imaging Research Database.
Elbers DC, Fillmore NR, Sung FC, Ganas SS, Prokhorenkov A, Meyer C, Hall RB, Ajjarapu SJ, Chen DC, Meng F, Grossman RL, Brophy MT, Do NV. The Veterans Affairs Precision Oncology Data Repository, a Clinical, Genomic, and Imaging Research Database. Patterns (N Y). 2020 Sep 11; 1(6):100083.
PMID: 33205130

Linked Entity Attribute Pair (LEAP): A Harmonization Framework for Data Pooling.
Thomas S, Lichtenberg T, Dang K, Fitzsimons M, Grossman RL, Kundra R, Lavery JA, Lenoue-Newton ML, Panageas KS, Sawyers C, Schultz ND, Sirintrapun SJ, Topaloglu U, Welch A, Yu T, Zehir A, Gardos S. Linked Entity Attribute Pair (LEAP): A Harmonization Framework for Data Pooling. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2020 08; 4:691-699.
PMID: 32755461

Pan-cancer analysis of whole genomes.
Pan-cancer analysis of whole genomes. Nature. 2020 02; 578(7793):82-93.
PMID: 32025007

Minimum Technical Data Elements for Liquid Biopsy Data Submitted to Public Databases.
Febbo PG, Martin AM, Scher HI, Barrett JC, Beaver JA, Beresford PJ, Blumenthal GM, Bramlett K, Compton C, Dittamore R, Eberhard DA, Edelstein D, Godsey J, Gruen A, Hanlon SE, Hicks J, Hovelson D, Hullings M, Johann D, Johnson J, Kolatkar A, Kuhn P, Levine R, Martini JF, Miller DP, Moore C, Moy B, Pathak A, Philip R, Reese D, Royalty W, Ryder M, Sakul H, Salvatore LM, Schade A, Silvestro A, Simmons JK, Simons J, Singh Bhan S, Smalley MD, Somiari SB, Talasaz A, Tewari M, Tseng HR, Vinson J, Wells W, Welsh A, Grossman RL, Lee JSH, Leiman LC. Minimum Technical Data Elements for Liquid Biopsy Data Submitted to Public Databases. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2020 04; 107(4):730-734.
PMID: 32017048

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ACM Fellow
2016

AAAS Fellow
2013

Federal 100 Award Winner
2013

Pritzker Scholar
University of Chicago
2011