Channing Division of Network Medicine

Channing Division of Network Medicine

Channing Division of Network Medicine uses as integrated, network-based, systems biology-driven approach to:

  • Define the etiology of complex diseases
  • Reclassify complex diseases
  • Develop new treatments and preventive strategies

Finding new ways to understand complex diseases

Chief of Channing Division of Network Medicine, Edwin Silverman, MD, PhD, CDNM's unique approach to understanding underlying biological mechanisms in order to treat and prevent disease.

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The Channing Division of Network Medicine's 50th Anniversary Symposium convened hundreds of researchers and former trainees from across the scientific community, to celebrate five decades of discovery.

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CDNM is recognized for the uniqueness of its interdisciplinary scientific direction and cross-domain expertise. We welcome collaborative opportunities and encourage other researchers to explore potential opportunities.
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CDNM offers access to 3.2 million specimens from 300,000 subjects, questionnaires from renowned cohort studies, and advanced analytic computational power.

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We are highly collaborative community of colleagues and mentors from diverse disciplines with an innovative network approach to our research. Learn about CDNM fellowships, training programs, and career opportunities.

Recent Publications

Using Network Science Tools to Identify Novel Diet Patterns in Prodromal Dementia: The Three-City Study

Samieri C, Sonawane A, Helmer C, Grodstein F, Glass K
Alzheimer's & Dementia. Volume 14, Issue 7. July 2018.

Gene Coexpression Networks in Whole Blood Implicate Multiple Interrelated Molecular Pathways in Obesity in People with Asthma

Croteau-Chonka DC, Chen Z, Barnes KC, Barraza-Villarreal A, Celedón JC, Gauderman WJ, Gilliland FD, Krishnan JA, Liu AH, London SJ, Martinez FD, Millstein J, Naureckas ET, Nicolae DL, White SR, Ober C, Weiss ST, Raby BA Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Oct 25.

Androgen receptor expression in normal breast tissue and subsequent breast cancer risk

Kensler KH, Beca F, Baker GM, Heng YJ, Beck AH, Schnitt SJ, Hazra A, Rosner BA, Eliassen AH, Hankinson SE, Brown M, Tamimi RM NPJ Breast Cancer 2018; 4:33.