Shai Shen-Orr

Hey Doc, how's my immune system doing?

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About Shai Shen-Orr

Systems Biologist and Data Scientist Shai Shen-Orr is the Co-founder and Chief Scientist of CytoReason and a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the Technion—where he directs the laboratory of Systems Immunology and Precision Medicine. In his research, Shai develops new analytical methodologies for grappling with the intricate complexities of the immune system—tools which he has applied to understand how the immune system works in advanced age and to define biomarkers to evaluate immune health. His research has been cited numerous times and has been featured in systems biology textbooks for students. Shai’s research work laid the foundation of CytoReason, a company that uses an artificial intelligence model of the immune-system to make predictions from biological data.

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Shai Shen-Orr is a systems biologist and data scientist who directs the laboratory of Systems Immunology and Precision Medicine at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Check out Shai's 2017 TEDMED Talk to learn more about the new analytical methods he and his team are using to get a peek inside the "black box" of the immune system and to make getting an "immune system checkup" as commonplace as a cardiovascular checkup.

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