Prof. Jessica Tenenbaum, PhD

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  • Dr. Tenenbaum is a faculty member in Duke's Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Division of Translational Informatics. Her primary research interests are informatics to enable precision medicine, and ethical, legal, and social issues that arise in translational research, direct to consumer genetic testing, and data sharing. At Duke, Dr. Tenenbaum has overseen the development of the MURDOCK Integrated Data Repository (MIDR) for the management of clinical, omic, biobanking, and consent data as well as experimental and protocol metadata in the context of the MURDOCK Study. ( She is also the informatics faculty lead for the Alzheimer's Disease Metabolomics Consortium. Nationally, Dr. Tenenbaum is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Biomedical Informatics and serves on the advisory panel for Nature Publishing Group's Scientific Data initiative. After earning her bachelor’s degree in biology from Harvard, Dr. Tenenbaum worked as a program manager at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, WA for six years before pursuing a PhD in biomedical informatics at Stanford University.


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