Eric Topol

Eric Topol

Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute

Eric Topol is Professor of Genomics at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), and the Founder and Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI). As a researcher, he has published over 1100 peer-reviewed articles, with more than 170,000 citations, elected to the National Academy of Medicine, and is one of the top 10 most cited researchers in medicine (Thomson Reuters ISI, “Doctor of the Decade”). His principal scientific focus has been on the genomic and digital tools to individualize medicine—and the power that brings to individuals to drive the future of medicine.

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Michael Alcorn

Senior Administrative Director

Philip Dawson

Dean, Graduate Program, TSRI

Patrick Griffin

Associate Dean, TSRI Florida

Stephen Kingsmore

President & CEO, Rady Children’s Institute of Genomic Medicine

Laura Nicholson

Co-Director, Education

Wayne Pfeiffer

Distinguished Scientist, San Diego Super Computer

Athena Philis-Tsimikas

Director, Community Engagement

Emily Spencer

Associate Director, STSI Administration

Steven Steinhubl

Director, Digital Medicine

Andrew Su

Director, Informatics

Luc Teyton

Director, TL1 Program

Eric Topol

Director, STSI

Ali Torkamani

Director, Genome Informatics

Matthew Tremblay

Lead, Drug Discovery

Jamie Williamson

VP, Academic Affairs, TSRI

External Advisory Board

  • Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, M.D., Ph.D., Director, UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities
  • Atul Butte, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Institute of Computational Health Sciences, UCSF
  • Ralph Horwitz, M.D., Sr VP, Clinical Evaluation Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Kim Kamdar, Ph.D., Principal, Doman Associates, LLC
  • Aenor Sawyer, M.D., Associate Director of Digital Health, UCSF
  • Michael Snyder, Ph.D., Director, Center for Genomics & Personalized Medicine, Stanford
  • Michael O’Reilly, M.D., VP Medical Technology, Apple
  • Inder Verma, Ph.D. (Chair), Professor, Salk Institute