Heidi Rehm

Heidi L. Rehm, Ph.D.

Chief Genomics Officer & Professor of PathologyMassachusetts General Hospital and Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

Heidi L. Rehm, PhD, FACMG is the Chief Genomics Officer in the Department of Medicine and at the Center for Genomic Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). She is also Medical Director of the Broad Institute Clinical Research Sequencing Platform and Professor of Pathology at MGH, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She is a board-certified laboratory geneticist and leader in defining standards for the interpretation of sequence variants and a principal investigator of ClinGen, providing free and publicly accessible resources to support the interpretation of genes and variants. Rehm also co-leads the Broad Center for Mendelian Genomics with Daniel MacArthur focused on discovering novel rare disease genes and co-leads the Matchmaker Exchange to aid in gene discovery. She is a strong advocate and pioneer of open science and data sharing, working to extend these approaches through her role on the executive committee of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health. Rehm is also a principal investigator in the eMERGE consortium supporting genomic discovery and genomic medicine implementation, a principal investigator on a project to develop i2b2 into a Health Innovation Platform for clinical decision support and a principal investigator of the Broad-LMM-Color All of Us Genome Center supporting the sequencing and return of results to a cohort of one million individuals in the US. More information about her work can be found at RehmLab.org

Jan 01 12:00 AM Speakers