Dr. Michael Snyder is the Stanford W. Ascherman Professor and Chair of the Genetics Department at Stanford Medicine. He was recruited by Stanford in 2009 to chair the Genetics Department and direct the Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine. Under his leadership U.S. News & World Report has ranked Stanford University first in Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics every year for the past decade.
As the leading pioneer of 21st century healthcare, Dr. Snyder invented and significantly advanced many industry-standard approaches to personalized medicine. Most recently his research involving longitudinal baseline profiling and state-of-the-art “omic” technologies research has greatly accelerated the advancement of precision medicine.
As an entrepreneur, Dr. Snyder’s co-founded companies have collectively raised $242 million in venture capital and are worth more than $6 billion in value. Dr. Snyder also serves on the board for a number of other companies.