Anthony Philippakis, MD, PhD

Cardiologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Research Scientist
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Venture Partner, Google Ventures

Anthony Philippakis is a physician, geneticist, and data scientist in the Medical and Population Genetics program at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.
Anthony is committed to bringing genomic sequencing into the practice of clinical medicine. As a clinician and a cardiology fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, his primary focus is caring for patients with rare, genetic, cardiovascular diseases. In addition to his roles at the Broad Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Philippakis is a Venture Partner at Google Ventures, focusing on “big data” analytics, distributed computing, and genomics.
Anthony received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and Ph.D. in biophysics at Harvard. He also spent a year working as part of the 1000 Genomes Project at the Broad Institute where he contributed key methods that are now instantiated in the Genome Analysis Toolkit, one one of the most widely-used bioinformatics packages. As an undergraduate, Anthony studied mathematics at Yale University, and later earned an M.A. in mathematics from Cambridge University.