Who We Are

Erich Huang,

Erich Huang
Director, Data Science Core
Assistant Professor in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics


(919) 668-2814

Work Address

Duke Box 2721, Durham, NC 27710


Co Director of Duke Forge, and Assistant Dean for Biomedical Informatics. First faculty recruit to a new initiative and new Division at Duke in the Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics. Principal Investigator on a NIH-funded project under the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) RFAs. Faculty lead for informatics on the Google Life Sciences-funded Baseline Study. Leading a Duke University School of Medicine-wide initiative for a Data Service for biomedical researchers. Leading projects on applied machine learning, user interfaces, and visualization of surgical outcomes (Clinical & Analytic Learning Platform for Surgical Outcomes, CALYPSO) and a chronic kidney disease "early warning" system.

Overarching aim is to create a Data Science culture and infrastructure for biomedical and healthcare research.

Funded Projects:
  1. NIH U01, Big Data to Knowledge Program
  2. Google Life Sciences/Duke/Stanford Baseline Study, Faculty Informatics Lead
  3. Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Innovations in Regulatory Science Award
  4. Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Data Service
  5. Duke Institute for Health Innovations, Predictive Modeling of Surgical Complications
  6. Duke Translational Research Institute, CKD Population Management Tools