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Xia Jiang

Associate Professor
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Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Member of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Faculty of Pitt Intelligent Systems Program,
CMU-Pitt Computational and Systems Biology PhD Program,
Pitt School of Computing and Information Science, and
Pitt Center for Causal Discovery

Research Interests:

Applications of artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning, causal modeling and learning, and Bayesian networks in medicine and biology: clinical informatics, cancer and translational informatics, prediction, clinical decision support, biomarker/risk factor/causal discovery, decision support in kidney transplant, epistasis and interaction learning, big data science, design and development of computational algorithms, signal transduction pathways and networks, systems and spatial biology, and breast cancer.