Matt Might

Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine

About Matt

Matt Might is the inaugural Director of the Hugh Kaul Personalized Medicine Institute. He is also on the faculty in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the Harvard Medical School (since July 2015) and a strategist in the Executive Office of the President at the White House (since March 2016).

In computer science, Matt’s primary research area is static analysis of higher-order programs, although he also does work in functional programming, relational programming, parsing and purely functional data structures.

In medicine, Matt's primary research area is precision medicine -- the use of data (particularly genomic data) to optimise healthcare outcomes and to deliver the best possible treatment for patients. He is particularly interested in drug repurposing and novel drug development.

His broader interests include language design, compiler implementation, security, program optimization, parallelism and program verification.

 

Twitter: @mattmight

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