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We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
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Jeanne Kowalski-Muegge, Ph.D.


Jeanne Kowalski-Muegge, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Oncology in Dell Medical School, associate director of cancer clinical genomics and co-lead of quantitative oncology for the Livestrong Cancer Institutes.

Kowalski-Muegge oversees the clinical sequencing of patient tumors, which includes leading a research molecular tumor board to critically evaluate how molecular tumor profiles could be informatively interrogated in cancer public domain data. Her efforts are focused on building analysis workflows to improve the information exchange between tumor molecular profiles and drug compounds with clinical outcomes.

Kowalski-Muegge came to Austin from Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University, where she served as the founding director leading the blended discipline core, biostatistics and bioinformatics, to support cancer research. She is a known leader in cancer biostatistics and bioinformatics, with over 150 publications, including a co-edited book series, applied biostatistics and bioinformatics in cancer research and a first co-authored graduate textbook on U-Statistics.

Kowalski-Muegge started her academic career at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she was an integral faculty member of the cancer biostatistics core to support cancer research. She earned her doctoral degree at the University of Pittsburgh and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard School of Public Health.