Dr Elizabeth Worthey
Dr Worthey work in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of PediatricHematology/Oncology as the director for the Center for Genomic Data Sciences in the Departments of Pediatrics and Pathology in the School of Medicine. As part of her secondary appointment in the Department of Pathology, Dr. Worthey serves as the director of the Bioinformatics Section in the Division of Genomics Diagnostics and Bioinformatics. She also serves as the associate director for the Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute.
Dr. Worthey received her Ph.D. at the Imperial College London in London, England and completed her postdoctoral training at the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute and the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Her research interests include the development and application of omic, informatic, and data science-based methods and technologies in order to identify and understand causal molecular variation in rare, undiagnosed or misdiagnosed disease. Her lab also focuses on the identification and study of variation that alters an individual’s response to therapeutics or modifies clinical presentation, progression, and/or outcome.