Dr. Pengfei Liu receives 2022 Dr. Michael S. Watson Genetic and Genomic Medicine Innovation Award
Dr. Pengfei Liu, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, is the recipient of the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine’s 2022 Dr. Michael S. Watson Genetic and Genomic Medicine Innovation Award. The “Watson Award” is named for the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics first and longstanding executive director, Dr. Michael Watson.
“It is my greatest privilege and honor to receive the Michael S. Watson Genetic and Genomic Medicine Innovation Award from the ACMG Foundation,” Liu said. “The last 10 years have been a period of dramatic innovation in our field of human and medical genetics. I feel so fortunate to have received my training and started my career during this time. I am excited to continue this journey to translate cutting-edge technologies to clinical implementation and to improve the utilization of diagnostic big data.”