Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Dr. Saliba is a Senior Scientist in the Griffith laboratory at the Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Saliba’s research is focused on the development and improvement of protocols, classification guidelines, and training methods related to the curation and interpretation of clinically significant information advancing precision medicine in cancer. He was the first full-time editor of the Clinical Interpretation of Variants in Cancer (CIViC) knowledgebase (civicdb.org), which is an open access, open source, community-driven web resource for the curation of somatic variant evidence.
Dr. Saliba founded and chairs the Pediatric Cancer Curation Advancement Subcommittee (PCCAS), which is a collaboration between CIViC, the ClinGen Pediatric Cancer Taskforce, and Disease Ontology, with the goal of enhancing pediatric cancer curation and the public dissemination of high-quality childhood focused interpretations. He serves as the Coordinator of the ClinGen Somatic Cancer Clinical Domain Working Group, its Taskforces and Somatic Cancer Variant Curation Expert Panels. Dr. Saliba is a member of the Cancer Genomics Consortium (CGC), the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), and the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) in addition to his involvement in the Variant Interpretation for Cancer Consortium (VICC).