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Daniel Himmelstein

About Daniel Himmelstein, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Daniel Himmelstein is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Greene Lab at the University of Pennsylvania.

He is a data scientist who teaches computers about human disease and pioneered the field of hetnets — a term he coined in biology for networks with many types of relationships.

He released Hetionet — a hetnet that integrates the collective knowledge produced by millions of studies over the last half century — and is applying it to predict new uses for existing drugs.

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