William S. Bush, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences and the Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology at Case Western Reserve University. He is also Adjunct Staff in the Genomic Medicine Institute. Dr. Bush received his MS in Applied Statistics and Computational Intelligence, and his PhD in Human Genetics at Vanderbilt University. He then completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Neurogenomics, and began a faculty position at Vanderbilt in 2011. He moved to CWRU in July 2014 and was named a Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation Scholar. Dr. Bush has been a member of multiple national consortia including the eMERGE Network, the PAGE Study, the Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium and is a founding member of the Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project where he is co-chair of the Annotation Working group.
Dr. Bush’s research interests include understanding the functional impact of genetic variation, developing statistical and bioinformatics approaches for integrating functional genomics knowledge into genetic analysis, and the use of electronic medical records for translational research.