Paul Avillach
Paul Avillach, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA 02115

Paul Avillach  holds an MD in public health and epidemiology from the University of Bordeaux and a PhD in biomedical informatics from the University of Marseilles. Avillach's research focuses on the development of novel methods and techniques for the integration of multiple heterogeneous clinic cohorts, electronic health records data, and multiple types of genomics data to encompass biological observations. He is PI and Co-Investigator on several large projects at DBMI, including the BD2K PIC-SURE Center of Excellence, the Global Rare Diseases Registry project, the PCORI ARCH project, and the PCORI Phelan-Mcdermid Syndrome project.


DBMI Research Areas
DBMI Courses
Building a collaborative cloud platform to accelerate heart, lung, blood, and sleep research.
Authors: Ahalt S, Avillach P, Boyles R, Bradford K, Cox S, Davis-Dusenbery B, Grossman RL, Krishnamurthy A, Manning A, Paten B, Philippakis A, Borecki I, Chen SH, Kaltman J, Ladwa S, Schwartz C, Thomson A, Davis S, Leaf A, Lyons J, Sheets E, Bis JC, Conomos M, Culotti A, Desain T, Digiovanna J, Domazet M, Gogarten S, Gutierrez-Sacristan A, Harris T, Heavner B, Jain D, O'Connor B, Osborn K, Pillion D, Pleiness J, Rice K, Rupp G, Serret-Larmande A, Smith A, Stedman JP, Stilp A, Barsanti T, Cheadle J, Erdmann C, Farlow B, Gartland-Gray A, Hayes J, Hiles H, Kerr P, Lenhardt C, Madden T, Mieczkowska JO, Miller A, Patton P, Rathbun M, Suber S, Asare J.
J Am Med Inform Assoc
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Acute respiratory distress syndrome after SARS-CoV-2 infection on young adult population: International observational federated study based on electronic health records through the 4CE consortium.
Authors: Moal B, Orieux A, Ferté T, Neuraz A, Brat GA, Avillach P, Bonzel CL, Cai T, Cho K, Cossin S, Griffier R, Hanauer DA, Haverkamp C, Ho YL, Hong C, Hutch MR, Klann JG, Le TT, Loh NHW, Luo Y, Makoudjou A, Morris M, Mowery DL, Olson KL, Patel LP, Samayamuthu MJ, Sanz Vidorreta FJ, Schriver ER, Schubert P, Verdy G, Visweswaran S, Wang X, Weber GM, Xia Z, Yuan W, Zhang HG, Zöller D, Kohane IS, Boyer A, Jouhet V.
PLoS One
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Hospitalizations Associated With Mental Health Conditions Among Adolescents in the US and France During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Authors: Gutiérrez-Sacristán A, Serret-Larmande A, Hutch MR, Sáez C, Aronow BJ, Bhatnagar S, Bonzel CL, Cai T, Devkota B, Hanauer DA, Loh NHW, Luo Y, Moal B, Ahooyi TM, Njoroge WFM, Omenn GS, Sanchez-Pinto LN, South AM, Sperotto F, Tan ALM, Taylor DM, Verdy G, Visweswaran S, Xia Z, Zahner J, Avillach P, Bourgeois FT.
JAMA Netw Open
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Multinational characterization of neurological phenotypes in patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
Authors: Le TT, Gutiérrez-Sacristán A, Son J, Hong C, South AM, Beaulieu-Jones BK, Loh NHW, Luo Y, Morris M, Ngiam KY, Patel LP, Samayamuthu MJ, Schriver E, Tan ALM, Moore J, Cai T, Omenn GS, Avillach P, Kohane IS, Visweswaran S, Mowery DL, Xia Z.
Sci Rep
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International Changes in COVID-19 Clinical Trajectories Across 315 Hospitals and 6 Countries: Retrospective Cohort Study.
Authors: Weber GM, Zhang HG, L'Yi S, Bonzel CL, Hong C, Avillach P, Gutiérrez-Sacristán A, Palmer NP, Tan ALM, Wang X, Yuan W, Gehlenborg N, Alloni A, Amendola DF, Bellasi A, Bellazzi R, Beraghi M, Bucalo M, Chiovato L, Cho K, Dagliati A, Estiri H, Follett RW, García Barrio N, Hanauer DA, Henderson DW, Ho YL, Holmes JH, Hutch MR, Kavuluru R, Kirchoff K, Klann JG, Krishnamurthy AK, Le TT, Liu M, Loh NHW, Lozano-Zahonero S, Luo Y, Maidlow S, Makoudjou A, Malovini A, Martins MR, Moal B, Morris M, Mowery DL, Murphy SN, Neuraz A, Ngiam KY, Okoshi MP, Omenn GS, Patel LP, Pedrera Jiménez M, Prudente RA, Samayamuthu MJ, Sanz Vidorreta FJ, Schriver ER, Schubert P, Serrano Balazote P, Tan BW, Tanni SE, Tibollo V, Visweswaran S, Wagholikar KB, Xia Z, Zöller D, Kohane IS, Cai T, South AM, Brat GA.
J Med Internet Res
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Multi-PheWAS intersection approach to identify sex differences across comorbidities in 59 140 pediatric patients with autism spectrum disorder.
Authors: Gutiérrez-Sacristán A, Sáez C, De Niz C, Jalali N, DeSain TN, Kumar R, Zachariasse JM, Fox KP, Palmer N, Kohane I, Avillach P.
J Am Med Inform Assoc
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Finding commonalities in rare diseases through the undiagnosed diseases network.
Authors: Yates J, Gutiérrez-Sacristán A, Jouhet V, LeBlanc K, Esteves C, DeSain TN, Benik N, Stedman J, Palmer N, Mellon G, Kohane I, Avillach P.
J Am Med Inform Assoc
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Validation of an internationally derived patient severity phenotype to support COVID-19 analytics from electronic health record data.
Authors: Klann JG, Estiri H, Weber GM, Moal B, Avillach P, Hong C, Tan ALM, Beaulieu-Jones BK, Castro V, Maulhardt T, Geva A, Malovini A, South AM, Visweswaran S, Morris M, Samayamuthu MJ, Omenn GS, Ngiam KY, Mandl KD, Boeker M, Olson KL, Mowery DL, Follett RW, Hanauer DA, Bellazzi R, Moore JH, Loh NW, Bell DS, Wagholikar KB, Chiovato L, Tibollo V, Rieg S, Li ALLJ, Jouhet V, Schriver E, Xia Z, Hutch M, Luo Y, Kohane IS, Brat GA, Murphy SN.
J Am Med Inform Assoc
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A high-throughput phenotyping algorithm is portable from adult to pediatric populations.
Authors: Geva A, Liu M, Panickan VA, Avillach P, Cai T, Mandl KD.
J Am Med Inform Assoc
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International Analysis of Electronic Health Records of Children and Youth Hospitalized With COVID-19 Infection in 6 Countries.
Authors: Bourgeois FT, Gutiérrez-Sacristán A, Keller MS, Liu M, Hong C, Bonzel CL, Tan ALM, Aronow BJ, Boeker M, Booth J, Cruz Rojo J, Devkota B, García Barrio N, Gehlenborg N, Geva A, Hanauer DA, Hutch MR, Issitt RW, Klann JG, Luo Y, Mandl KD, Mao C, Moal B, Moshal KL, Murphy SN, Neuraz A, Ngiam KY, Omenn GS, Patel LP, Jiménez MP, Sebire NJ, Balazote PS, Serret-Larmande A, South AM, Spiridou A, Taylor DM, Tippmann P, Visweswaran S, Weber GM, Kohane IS, Cai T, Avillach P.
JAMA Netw Open
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