Adam Margolin, Eric Schadt
Mount Sinai’s School of Medicine has hired Adam Margolin, former director of computational biology at Oregon Health & Science University, to lead a new initiative on data science and precision medicine. Margolin will take on the positions previously held by Eric Schadt, who was hired in 2011 to lead Mount Sinai’s programs in data science and genomics. Schadt will continue at Mount Sinai in his role as dean for precision medicine at the school of medicine. He will also remain CEO of Mount Sinai diagnostics spinout Sema4, which provides noninvasive prenatal screening, genetic carrier screening, newborn genetic disease testing, and tumor genetic testing to personalize cancer treatments.