Paul Avillach
Paul Avillach, MD, PhD
Assistant 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
Development and validation of a Paediatric Early Warning Score for use in the emergency department: a multicentre study.
Authors: Zachariasse JM, Nieboer D, Maconochie IK, Smit FJ, Alves CF, Greber-Platzer S, Tsolia MN, Steyerberg EW, Avillach P, van der Lei J, Moll HA.
Lancet Child Adolesc Health
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Scalability and cost-effectiveness analysis of whole genome-wide association studies on Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services.
Authors: Krissaane I, De Niz C, Gutiérrez-Sacristán A, Korodi G, Ede N, Kumar R, Lyons J, Manrai A, Patel C, Kohane I, Avillach P.
J Am Med Inform Assoc
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A Semi-Automated Approach for Multilingual Terminology Matching: Mapping the French Version of the ICD-10 to the ICD-10 CM.
Authors: Sylvestre E, Bouzillé G, McDuffie M, Chazard E, Avillach P, Cuggia M.
Stud Health Technol Inform
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Treatment pathway analysis of newly diagnosed dementia patients in four electronic health record databases in Europe.
Authors: James G, Collin E, Lawrance M, Mueller A, Podhorna J, Zaremba-Pechmann L, Rijnbeek P, van der Lei J, Avillach P, Pedersen L, Ansell D, Pasqua A, Mosseveld M, Grosdidier S, Gungabissoon U, Egger P, Stewart R, Celis-Morales C, Alexander M, Novak G, Gordon MF.
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol
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GenoPheno: cataloging large-scale phenotypic and next-generation sequencing data within human datasets.
Authors: Gutiérrez-Sacristán A, De Niz C, Kothari C, Kong SW, Mandl KD, Avillach P.
Brief Bioinform
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Methotrexate and relative risk of dementia amongst patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a multi-national multi-database case-control study.
Authors: Newby D, Prieto-Alhambra D, Duarte-Salles T, Ansell D, Pedersen L, van der Lei J, Mosseveld M, Rijnbeek P, James G, Alexander M, Egger P, Podhorna J, Stewart R, Perera G, Avillach P, Grosdidier S, Lovestone S, Nevado-Holgado AJ.
Alzheimers Res Ther
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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and risk of incident acute myocardial infarction and stroke: findings from matched cohort study of 18 million European adults.
Authors: Alexander M, Loomis AK, van der Lei J, Duarte-Salles T, Prieto-Alhambra D, Ansell D, Pasqua A, Lapi F, Rijnbeek P, Mosseveld M, Avillach P, Egger P, Dhalwani NN, Kendrick S, Celis-Morales C, Waterworth DM, Alazawi W, Sattar N.
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Use of natural language processing in electronic medical records to identify pregnant women with suicidal behavior: towards a solution to the complex classification problem.
Authors: Zhong QY, Mittal LP, Nathan MD, Brown KM, Knudson González D, Cai T, Finan S, Gelaye B, Avillach P, Smoller JW, Karlson EW, Cai T, Williams MA.
Eur J Epidemiol
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Phelan-McDermid syndrome data network: Integrating patient reported outcomes with clinical notes and curated genetic reports.
Authors: Kothari C, Wack M, Hassen-Khodja C, Finan S, Savova G, O'Boyle M, Bliss G, Cornell A, Horn EJ, Davis R, Jacobs J, Kohane I, Avillach P.
Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet
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Real-world data reveal a diagnostic gap in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Authors: Alexander M, Loomis AK, Fairburn-Beech J, van der Lei J, Duarte-Salles T, Prieto-Alhambra D, Ansell D, Pasqua A, Lapi F, Rijnbeek P, Mosseveld M, Avillach P, Egger P, Kendrick S, Waterworth DM, Sattar N, Alazawi W.
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