Tim Clark

FORCE11 Member since October 26, 2011
  • Organization/Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School
  • ORCID ID: 0000-0003-4060-7360
  • Skype: skypetimc


Tim Clark, Ph.D., is a researcher in biomedical informatics and computer science. He is Director of Informatics at the MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease; Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School; directs the MGH Biomedical Informatics Core; and co-directs the Data and Statistics Core at the Massachusetts Alzheimer Disease Research Center. Dr. Clark is a Founding Editorial Board member of the journal Briefings in Bioinformatics,  an Advisory Board member for F1000 Research, and an Editorial Board member for Frontiers in Library and Informatiion Science. 

Tim's core research group is based in the Neurology Research Department of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), where it works in the areas of biomedical informatics, semantic web, social computing and predictive data analysis.

Before coming to Harvard, Tim was Vice President of Informatics at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, where his team built one of the first integrated bio- and chemi-informatics software platforms in the pharmaceutical industry. He began his career in life science informatics at the NCBI/NIH, where he led the database development team for NCBI GenBank. Dr. Clark’s academic training is in Computer Science.  He earned his M.S. at Johns Hopkins University; and his Ph.D. at the University of Manchester (UK) where his dissertation was supervised by Professor Carole Goble.

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