Yonghui Wu, PhD, MS joined SBMI as a non-tenure track assistant professor focusing on research in January of 2016. Prior to starting his faculty appointment, Wu served as both a research scientist (from 2014 to 2015) and a postdoc research fellow (from 2012 to 2013) working with Professor Hua Xu, PhD on several grant funded research projects here at SBMI. From 2010 to 2012, Wu was a postdoc research fellow at Vanderbilt University in the Department of Biomedical Informatics.
Wu is currently working on a Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas project that focuses on using electronic health records for repurposing existing drugs for cancer treatment. Additionally, Wu is working on a NLM funded research project to explore interactive machine learning methods for clinical natural language processing. Wu’s research interests include natural language processing, machine learning, text/data mining, and pharmacovigilance.
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