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Matthew K. Breitenstein, PhD



Matthew K. Breitenstein, PhD

Instructor of Biomedical Informatics

Dr. Breitenstein's research program spans the domains of biomedical informatics, translational bioinformatics and molecular epidemiology. He utilizes translational approaches that drive our etiologic understanding of disease and molecular knowledge of therapeutics. He is particularly interested in the pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacogenomics of therapeutics in cancer control.

Dr. Breitenstein comes to Penn after having served as a fellow in the National Cancer Institute-sponsored Cancer Genetic Epidemiology Research Training Program at the Mayo Clinic.

Content Area Specialties

Biomedical informatics, pharmacoepidemiology, molecular epidemiology, clinical pharmacology, cancer control


Methodology Specialties

Translational bioinformatics, biomarkers, metabolomics, integrative analyses, electronic-health-record mining

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