Dr. Bour brings more than 20 years of experience operating at the intersection of the life- and computer sciences. He holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Medicine from McGill University and post-doctoral training at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Dr. Bour has published 39 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals for his discoveries on the mechanism of action of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, using both laboratory and computational techniques.
Dr. Bour brings strong interdisciplinary credentials to Digital Infuzion. He was an early advocate of the merit and potential of computer-assisted scientific research and the founding director of what is now the NIAID Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Branch. Dr. Bour further contributed to the dissemination of bioinformatics approaches to scientific discovery as the director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and CIO of the National Heart and Lung Institute.
As Digital Infuzion’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Bour defines and leads the strategic priorities of the company in addressing the needs of the biomedical research community. These responsibilities include developing meaningful relationships with academia, articulating our scientific capabilities and related product offerings to our existing and prospective customers, and orchestrating the company’s Scientific Data Coordination line of business. Dr. Bour is an innovative solutions architect and certified AWS Cloud Architect who leads multidisciplinary teams who design and build technical solutions for the health and research markets.