Atul Butte’s lab publishes a paper every two weeks; has spun off multiple companies; all using a relatively simple formula.

1. Take advantage of the massive wealth of data in public databases to mine for biomarkers and drug indications.

2. Validate using sample repositories and outsourced wet lab resources.

So simple, so smart.

King of the mountain – Digging data for a healthier world – 2012 SUMMER – Stanford Medicine Magazine – Stanford University School of Medicine.