Research Awards, Collaborations, and Achievements

Breakthrough treatments and scientific insights will come from smart collaborations around biomedical informatics methodologies applied to clinical challenges and complex diseases.

— Nigam Shah, Associate Director, BMIR

BMIR Awards and Honors

Selected Achievements of our Primary Faculty

Fellow, International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics
Mark Musen (2017)

Member, National Academy of Medicine
Mark Musen (2016)

Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics
Tina Hernandez-Boussard (2020)
Nigam Shah (2015)
Mark Musen (1989)

Fellow, American Statistical Association
Manisha Desai (2020)

Member, American Association of Physicians
Mark Musen (2010)

Member, American Society for Clinical Investigation
Nigam Shah (2016)
Mark Musen (1997)

AMIA Donald A. B. Lindberg Award for Innovation in Informatics
Mark Musen (2006)

AMIA New Investigator Award
Nigam Shah (2013)

American Transplant Congress, Young Investigator Award 
Purvesh Khatri (2010)

Stanford University Innovation Award in Population Science
Tina Hernandez-Boussard  (2012, 2013)

American Statistical Association, Statistical Consulting Section, Outstanding Mentorship Award
Manisha Desai (2017)

King Baudouin Foundation, Henri Benedictus Fellow
Olivier Gevaert (2009)

Belgian American Educational Foundation, Honorary Fellow
Olivier Gevaert (2009)

Amazon Research Award
Lance Downing (2020)

BMIR Divisional Teaching Award
Jonathan Chen (2021)
Natalie Pageler and Jonathan Palma (2019)
Tina Hernandez-Boussard (2018)
Michael Higgins (2017)
Nigam Shah (2016)
Purvesh Khatri (2015)


Research Awards

As an international leader in biomedical informatics research, BMIR translates discoveries into successful treatments, insights, methods, and clinical practices that can have global impact. 

We are proud to be supported in our research by federal funding and non-federal awards—from sources such as foundations and corporations and by our own institution at Stanford.

Some of the notable research grants and awards to support BMIR Biomedical Informatics research are from: 

NIH Research Institutes Awards

  • NCI 
  • NIA 
  • NLM

Large Government and Research Organizations

  • AHRQ
  • DOD
  • FDA
  • NIST
  • NSF
  • WHO


  • American Heart Association
  • Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
  • Fund for Innovation in Cancer Informatics (ICI) 
  • Gates Foundation
  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • Lymphoma and Leukemia Society


  • Amazon Science
  • Amgen
  • Apixio
  • Apple
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Baidu USA
  • BASF
  • Bayer Corporation (BAYER) 
  • Cisco Systems
  • CollabRx
  • Curai
  • Elsevier
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Janssen R&D 
  • Lucence Diagnostics
  • Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 
  • Merck  
  • Nividien Inc. 
  • Onc.AI
  • Oracle 
  • Sanifit Therapeutics S.A. (STSA) 
  • Sanofi US Services, Inc.

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