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Faculty Fellow

Samuel Volchenboum

Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Associate Chief Research Informatics Officer; Associate Director, Center for Research Informatics Associate; Director, Institute for Translational Medicine University of Chicago


Samuel L. Volchenboum, MD, PhD, MS, is an expert in pediatric cancers and blood disorders. He has a special interest in treating children with neuroblastoma, a tumor of the sympathetic nervous system. In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Volchenboum studies ways to harness computers to enable research and foster innovation using large data sets. He directs the development of the International Neuroblastoma Risk Group Database project, which connects international patient data with external information such as genomic data and tissue availability. The center he runs provides computational support for the Biological Sciences Division at the University of Chicago, including high-performance computing, applications development, bioinformatics, and access to the clinical research data warehouse.

To learn more about Samuel L. Volchenboum's research and publications, please visit his profile page at UChicago Medicine.


An Organon for the Information Age

2018 – 2021