Published January 13, 2017
One of our most successful recent PhD graduates is William Duncan, who has been appointed Associate Director of the Clinical Data Network at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the first dedicated medical facility for cancer treatment and research in the United States. Dr. Duncan also serves as Assistant Professor of Oncology.
In his new post Dr. Duncan will be responsible for development of data resources for Roswell clinical scientists, for extraction of research data from the Roswell electronic medical record system, and for the development of semantic technologies to integrate and query data from multiple sources.
As a researcher, Dr. Duncan is actively involved in the development of biomedical ontologies. He has been instrumental in the development of the Oral Health and Disease Ontology and the Antibody Ontology.
Learn more about the work of the Clinical Data Network.
As of Spring 2019, Duncan's position is senior scientific programmer, Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY.