Meet Our Researchers

Anthony Philippakis

Chief Data Officer at the Broad Institute
Venture Partner at Google Ventures

Anthony Philippakis is a physician, geneticist, and data scientist. He is also a cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he cares for patients with rare genetic cardiovascular diseases.

Project Description

BroadIgnite funding is supporting Anthony’s efforts to launch a “Genomic Matchmaker” database. This revolutionary database will allow clinicians and researchers to rapidly scan vast catalogs of genomic data to find other samples with the same genetic changes—advancing biomedical research and guiding clinical decisions.