Paul Avillach
Paul Avillach, PhD, MD
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital (Secondary)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Secondary)

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 Programs
DBMI Courses
Health assessment of French university students and risk factors associated with mental health disorders.
Authors: Tran A, Tran L, Geghre N, Darmon D, Rampal M, Brandone D, Gozzo JM, Haas H, Rebouillat-Savy K, Caci H, Avillach P.
PLoS One
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An informatics research agenda to support precision medicine: seven key areas.
Authors: Tenenbaum JD, Avillach P, Benham-Hutchins M, Breitenstein MK, Crowgey EL, Hoffman MA, Jiang X, Madhavan S, Mattison JE, Nagarajan R, Ray B, Shin D, Visweswaran S, Zhao Z, Freimuth RR.
J Am Med Inform Assoc
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Identifying Cases of Type 2 Diabetes in Heterogeneous Data Sources: Strategy from the EMIF Project.
Authors: Roberto G, Leal I, Sattar N, Loomis AK, Avillach P, Egger P, van Wijngaarden R, Ansell D, Reisberg S, Tammesoo ML, Alavere H, Pasqua A, Pedersen L, Cunningham J, Tramontan L, Mayer MA, Herings R, Coloma P, Lapi F, Sturkenboom M, van der Lei J, Schuemie MJ, Rijnbeek P, Gini R.
PLoS One
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Data Extraction and Management in Networks of Observational Health Care Databases for Scientific Research: A Comparison of EU-ADR, OMOP, Mini-Sentinel and MATRICE Strategies.
Authors: Gini R, Schuemie M, Brown J, Ryan P, Vacchi E, Coppola M, Cazzola W, Coloma P, Berni R, Diallo G, Oliveira JL, Avillach P, Trifirò G, Rijnbeek P, Bellentani M, van Der Lei J, Klazinga N, Sturkenboom M.
EGEMS (Wash DC)
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Detection of Drug-Drug Interactions Inducing Acute Kidney Injury by Electronic Health Records Mining.
Authors: Girardeau Y, Trivin C, Durieux P, Le Beller C, Louet Agnes LL, Neuraz A, Degoulet P, Avillach P.
Drug Saf
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Translational research platforms integrating clinical and omics data: a review of publicly available solutions.
Authors: Canuel V, Rance B, Avillach P, Degoulet P, Burgun A.
Brief Bioinform
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Evaluating the Impact of Computerized Provider Order Entry on Medical Students Training at Bedside: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Authors: Wack M, Puymirat E, Ranque B, Georgin-Lavialle S, Pierre I, Tanguy A, Ackermann F, Mallet C, Pavie J, Boultache H, Durieux P, Avillach P.
PLoS One
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[Limiting a Medline/PubMed query to the "best" articles using the JCR relative impact factor].
Authors: Avillach P, Kerdelhué G, Devos P, Maisonneuve H, Darmoni SJ.
Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique
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Guide to good practices to ensure privacy protection in secondary use of medical records.
Authors: Riou C, Fresson J, Serre JL, Avillach P, Leneveut L, Quantin C.
Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique
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Etiologies and diagnostic work-up of extreme macrocytosis defined by an erythrocyte mean corpuscular volume over 130°fL: A study of 109 patients.
Authors: Planche V, Georgin-Lavialle S, Avillach P, Ranque B, Pavie J, Caruba T, Darnige L, Pouchot J.
Am J Hematol
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