Igor Jurisica

Senior Scientist & Professor, Krembil Research Institute

Role: Scientist

Sites: CDL-Toronto, CDL-Vancouver

Streams: Artificial Intelligence, Cancer, Neuro

Igor Jurisica, PhD, DrSc is a senior scientist at Osteoarthritis Research Program, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Schroeder Arthritis Institute and Data Science Discovery Centre for Chronic Diseases, Krembil Research Institute. Igor is a professor at the  University of Toronto and a visiting scientist at IBM CAS. Since 2015, he has served as Chief Scientist at the Creative Destruction Lab, Rotman School of Management, and has been a scientific director of the World Community Grid since 2021.

Igor’s research focuses on integrative informatics and the representation, analysis and visualization of high-dimensional data to identify prognostic/predictive signatures, determine clinically relevant combination therapies, and develop accurate models of drug mechanism of action and disease-altered signaling cascades. He has published extensively on data mining, visualization and integrative computational biology, including multiple papers in Science, Nature, Nature Medicine, Nature Methods, J Clinical Oncology, J Clinical Investigations. He has been included in Thomson Reuters 2014, 2015 and 2016 lists of Highly CitedResearchers), and The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2015 and 2014 reports. In 2019, Igor was included in the Top 100 AI Leaders in Drug Discovery and Advanced Healthcare list (Deep Knowledge Analytics). In 2023, Igor was included in the Top 100 AI in Oncology leaders.