Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News - "The Schadt Equation"

 – January 15, 2013 /Press Release/  –– 

Eric Schadt, PhD, may be a scientist, and he may be the director of the $100 million enterprise, the Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology at Mount Sinai, but these days he's thinking like a hedge fund manager. However, even though he has $50 million worth of computational and data cyberinfrastructure available to him at Mount Sinai, he is definitely not acting like a hedge fund manager. "Instead of asking what companies to bet on," he explained, "we're using these mathematical techniques to bet on which patients require treatment, and for those requiring treatment, what's the best treatment for them." Learn more