Chad Creighton


Houston, TX

Baylor College of Medicine



Professor of Medicine & Co-Director of Cancer Bioinformatics

My focus is on bioinformatics analysis of molecular profiling data, which may include mRNA expression, microRNA expression, protein expression, DNA methylation, or DNA copy number. Fundamentally, my work seeks to obtain meaningful information from large scale molecular datasets regarding questions relevant to improving cancer diagnosis and treatment. This often involves integration of molecular profiling results from different sources. Among other things, I have participated extensively in The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) and Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes (PCAWG) consortiums, multi-institutional efforts to systematically characterize the genomic changes that occur in cancer.

  • Understanding the molecular basis of cancer through genomics and proteomics
  • Integrative analysis of diverse molecular data types
  • Mining public genomic databases
  • Noncoding somatic DNA alterations

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX, USA