Nathan Patrick Palmer, Ph.D.
Nathan Palmer, PhD
Data Scientist in Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School
Director, Healthcare Data Science Program
10 Shattuck Street, Room 425, Boston, MA 02115

Nathan Palmer received a PhD in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, studying machine learning, protein folding, and functional genomics. He then held a postdoctoral research position in the lab of Isaac Kohane at Harvard Medical School during which his research interests expanded to include large-scale genomics, epidemiology, and medical informatics. He currently directs the Healthcare Data Science Program in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School. This program brings access to tens of billions of medical facts from tens of millions of patients to the research community at HMS, and develops both the technical and methodological solutions to perform novel analytics at scale. Dr. Palmer continues to work in the area of functional genomics and epidemiology through collaborations with the various Harvard teaching hospitals.

Dental Practice Integration into Primary Care: A Microsimulation of Financial Implications for Practices.
Authors: Choi SE, Simon L, Barrow JR, Palmer N, Basu S, Phillips RS.
Int J Environ Res Public Health
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Estimates of healthcare spending for preterm and low-birthweight infants in a commercially insured population: 2008-2016.
Authors: Beam AL, Fried I, Palmer N, Agniel D, Brat G, Fox K, Kohane I, Sinaiko A, Zupancic JAF, Armstrong J.
J Perinatol
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Autoimmune Effects of Lung Cancer Immunotherapy Revealed by Data-Driven Analysis on a Nationwide Cohort.
Authors: Yang S, Yu KH, Palmer N, Fox K, Kou SC, Kohane IS.
Clin Pharmacol Ther
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Clinical Concept Embeddings Learned from Massive Sources of Multimodal Medical Data.
Authors: Beam AL, Kompa B, Schmaltz A, Fried I, Weber G, Palmer N, Shi X, Cai T, Kohane IS.
Pac Symp Biocomput
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A fast divide-and-conquer sparse Cox regression.
Authors: Wang Y, Hong C, Palmer N, Di Q, Schwartz J, Kohane I, Cai T.
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Evaluation of the association of bariatric surgery with subsequent depression.
Authors: Yuan W, Yu KH, Palmer N, Stanford FC, Kohane I.
Int J Obes (Lond)
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Pre-existing autoimmune disease and the risk of immune-related adverse events among patients receiving checkpoint inhibitors for cancer.
Authors: Kehl KL, Yang S, Awad MM, Palmer N, Kohane IS, Schrag D.
Cancer Immunol Immunother
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Probabilistic record linkage of de-identified research datasets with discrepancies using diagnosis codes.
Authors: Hejblum BP, Weber GM, Liao KP, Palmer NP, Churchill S, Shadick NA, Szolovits P, Murphy SN, Kohane IS, Cai T.
Sci Data
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Systemic nature of spinal muscular atrophy revealed by studying insurance claims.
Authors: Lipnick SL, Agniel DM, Aggarwal R, Makhortova NR, Finlayson SG, Brocato A, Palmer N, Darras BT, Kohane I, Rubin LL.
PLoS One
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Concordance between gene expression in peripheral whole blood and colonic tissue in children with inflammatory bowel disease.
Authors: Palmer NP, Silvester JA, Lee JJ, Beam AL, Fried I, Valtchinov VI, Rahimov F, Kong SW, Ghodoussipour S, Hood HC, Bousvaros A, Grand RJ, Kunkel LM, Kohane IS.
PLoS One
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