Arturo Lopez Pineda, PhD

Mexico | Fulbright S&T awardee 2010 | University of Pittsburgh | Biomedical Informatics


Arturo is a biomedical informatician currently receiving postdoctoral training in Population Genomics at the Bustamante Lab at Stanford University. His areas of interest include clinical informatics and translational bioinformatics. Currently, he is working closely with partners from the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) to strengthen their data science capabilities in order to create a cancer registry using their newly implemented Electronic Health Record (EHR).

Arturo is a Fulbright Science and Technology alumnus, and currently a member of Mexico’s National System of Researchers (SNI). He holds a PhD and MS in Biomedical Informatics from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and a MS in Intelligent Systems and BS in Computer Science, both from Tecnologico de Monterrey (ITESM).

Arturo has worked closely with students and faculty as Director of the Computer Science Undergraduate Program at ITESM. Also, he has been a research intern at Mexico’s National Institute for Genomic Medicine (INMEGEN), and at the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Health Informatics for the Underserved, assessing the use of EHRs in Malawi.


Current Affiliation

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Genetics
Stanford University



Postdoc (2016-current, Genetics) Stanford University, USA
PhD (2015, Biomedical Informatics) University of Pittsburgh, USA
MS (2012, Biomedical Informatics) University of Pittsburgh, USA
MS (2008, Intelligent Systems) Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
BS (2008, Computer Science) Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico


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