Senior Computational Biologist
Dr. Edik Blais has expertise in computational models of cancer metabolism, cellular signaling pathways, and novel data-driven approaches for biomarker discovery. As a senior computational biologist at Perthera, he works closely with clinicians, scientists, developers, and coordinators to streamline the scalable implementation of precision oncology.
Within the bioinformatics and computational biology team, he develops innovative algorithms for Perthera AI and the Therapeutic Intelligence Engine in order to continually improve clinical trial recommendations and optimize the integration genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and phosphoproteomics data with medical and treatment histories.
Prior to joining Perthera, Edik received a PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia where he was involved in oncology, toxicology, and microbiome research.