Yau receives award for ovarian cancer research

The Columbia Hospital For Women Research Foundation have awarded Christopher Yau the prize for most impactful paper in 2020 in the field of obstetrical and gynecologic and breast disease. The prize consisted of a $5,000 to a charity of Chris and Ahmed’s choosing and they selected Ovarian Cancer Action who co-funded the original work.

The paper “The Repertoire of Serous Ovarian Cancer Non-genetic Heterogeneity Revealed by Single-Cell Sequencing of Normal Fallopian Tube Epithelial Cells.” was a collaboration with the Ovarian Cancer Laboratory, led by Professor Ahmed Ahmed at Oxford. Chris and Ahmed co-supervised former group student Zhiyuan Hu, who was lead author.

Christopher Yau
Professor of Artificial Intelligence

I am Professor of Artificial Intelligence. I am interested in statistical machine learning and its applications in the biomedical sciences.