Matt Maciejewski, PhD


About

I am a data scientist at Pfizer in Cambridge, MA. I have a strong background in computation, machine learning, and coding, as well as in quantitative research in biophysics, chemistry, and biology. My current work is focused on applying machine learning in precision medicine.

Work and Education

Industrial Experience

  • Head of Data Science, December 2014 - Present
    Pfizer Inc., Cambridge MA

  • Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow, May 2013 - November 2014
    Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge MA

Entrepreneurship

Co-founder and CTO at DocDx, November 2012 - September 2014

Academic Experience

  • Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher, May 2012 - May 2013
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge UK
    and University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh UK

PhD

  • Wellcome Trust - NIH scholarship for collaborative graduate research,
    October 2008 - May 2012

  • Graduate Researcher at Tjandra Lab
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD

  • PhD Candidate at Barlow Lab
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh UK

  • Thesis "Structure and Dynamics of Proteins that Inhibit Complement Activation"; Awarded October 2012

Undergraduate

BSc, 1st Class Honors, 2008
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh UK

Music

Before I went to university, music was a huge part of my life. I'm hoping that one day I will have the time/incentive to make music again.

Mind Gate

In high school (and the first two years of university), I played guitar in a band called "Mind Gate", and pretty well too. In its lifetime, Mind Gate gave a bunch of concerts, interviews, and most importantly, released three demo albums.

Our final demo (called "Spiral") was officially released by an Italian record label company, Lucretia Records, and is still available on Amazon. There's also a lot of Mind Gate music available on our Myspace page - I think two whole albums - and there's a fan video on Youtube (!). Enjoy!

Writing

Back in high school I used to read books en masse. This has translated into a couple of (sci-fi) novels and short stories that I have published throughout the years. I have also published and contributed a couple of blog posts and articles, some of which are listed below:

  • Fixing Covid-19 Case Number and Death Toll Underreporting - available via Medium, and LinkedIn




Matt Maciejewski

Computational Systems Immunology,
Pfizer, Inc.
1 Portland Street,
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Created by Mateusz Maciejewski, 2009-2022