Lixia brings expertise in statistical modeling and AI/ML technology in healthcare as well as a great passion in finding data-driven solutions to the Scipher team. She has extensive experience in dealing with various types of data including clinical, claims, and multi-omics. She believes one day these scattered dots can be connected and eventually a personalized optimal treatment strategy will be established. Before joining Scipher, Lixia worked as a senior data scientist at Berg, where she collaborated with researchers and physicians to derive biological insights by utilizing her solid knowledge in both analytics and clinical study. In addition, she built and maintained analytical pipelines, integrating differential expression algorithms and novel Bayesian network-based approaches, to track down biomarkers for purposes of early diagnostics and precision medicine. Lixia received her PhD in Statistics at North Carolina State University.