SPYRO MOUSSES, PHD
Dr. Mousses is widely recognized as a leading scientist in the application of genomics, systems biology, and machine learning to improve and accelerate cancer drug discovery and development. He has published more than 60 patents, scientific articles, and book chapters. He served as Director of the Pharmaceutical Genomics Division at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), where he led 8 laboratories to develop more than 30 programs and collaborated with pharmaceutical partners to accelerate cancer drug development. Prior to that, he served as Staff Scientist at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), NIH, leading a program in cancer genome scanning and high throughput technology.
As a successful entrepreneur, Dr. Mousses has previously founded several biotech and IT companies, including Systems Medicine (acquired by Cell Therapeutics), MedTrust Online (acquired by Annai Systems), and Systems Imagination, which offers advanced cognitive computing technology to translate big data into biomedical insights.
Dr. Mousses received his PhD in Molecular Pathogenesis and Genetics of Cancer from the University of Toronto.