Dr. Aline Talhouk is a principal investigator at OVCARE, where she directs a data science and informatics laboratory. She is an assistant professor in the department of Obstetrics & Gynecology in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Talhouk completed her PhD in Statistics at UBC in 2013 with a focus on computational statistics and machine learning. During this time, she was the recipient of the prestigious NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship.
Dr. Talhouk's current research program proposes to bring individualized care to endometrial cancer patients by using genetic characteristics of the cancer, as well as other data and risk factors, to predict which women are at higher risk of getting endometrial cancer, or having recurrent disease, and directing them to the appropriate prevention strategy and therapeutic options.