Dr. Wolf is a molecular biologist with 15 years of experience in the design, implementation, and use of patient-centric biobanks linked to electronic medical record data. At T1D Exchange, she collaborates with investigators in their use of biospecimens and health data from individuals with type 1 diabetes. Previously, Dr. Wolf was the Executive Director of Biorepositories at Boston Children’s Hospital. There, she developed an institutional resource of patient samples, health data, and supporting infrastructure for research. She also directed the NUgene Project, a biobank of DNA samples linked to longitudinal electronic medical record data from over 10,000 adult patients at Northwestern University’s Medical Center.
From 2007 to 2015, Dr. Wolf was an investigator with the NHGRI-supported electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Network. She has participated as an investigator and consultant on many biospecimen studies and has served on NIH peer review panels for tissue banking and biospecimen technology grants. She is a member of the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) Science Policy Committee.
Dr. Wolf is currently furthering development of the T1D Exchange Biobank to better support research discoveries.