Scott M. Williams, PhD

Professor | 216.368.5659 | Wood Bldg. WG-82A


Ph.D. Washington University, St. Louis, 1981


2012 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Professional Service

Section Editor, Natural Variation, PLoS Genetics, 2011-present
Section Editor, Genomics, Current Genetic Medicine Reports, 2012-present
Member Executive Committee, African Society of Human Genetics, 2013-present
Program Committee, Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing: Precision Medicine 2016

Recent Publications

  1. Chen, A, Liu, Y, Williams, SM, Morris, N, Buchner, DA. Widespread epistasis regulates glucose homeostasis and gene expression. PLoS Genet. 2017; 13 (9): e1007025. PubMed PMID:28961251 .
  2. Mechanic, LE, Lindström, S, Daily, KM, Sieberts, SK, Amos, CI, Chen, HS, Cox, NJ, Dathe, M, Feuer, EJ, Guertin, MJ, Hoffman, J, Liu, Y, Moore, JH, Myers, CL, Ritchie, MD, Schildkraut, J, Schumacher, F, Witte, JS, Wang, W, Williams, SM, U4C Challenge Participants, U4C Challenge Data Contributors, Gillanders, EM. Up For A Challenge (U4C): Stimulating innovation in breast cancer genetic epidemiology. PLoS Genet. 2017; 13 (9): e1006945. PubMed PMID:28957327 .
  3. Graham, BE, Darabos, C, Huang, M, Muglia, LJ, Moore, JH, Williams, SM. Evolutionarily derived networks to inform disease pathways. Genet. Epidemiol. 2017; : . PubMed PMID:28944497 .
  4. Williams, SB, Huo, J, Chu, Y, Baillargeon, JG, Daskivich, T, Kuo, YF, Kosarek, CD, Kim, SP, Orihuela, E, Tyler, DS, Freedland, SJ, Kamat, AM. Cancer and All-cause Mortality in Bladder Cancer Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy: Development and Validation of a Nomogram for Treatment Decision-making. Urology 2017; : . PubMed PMID:28847688 .
  5. Chen, VS, Abouassaly, R, Gonzalez, CM, Kutikov, A, Smaldone, MC, Meropol, NJ, Psutka, SP, Williams, SB, O'Malley, R, Sedlacek, HM, Kim, SP. Association of race and margin status among patients undergoing robotic partial nephrectomy for T1 renal cell carcinoma: Results from a population-based cohort. Urol. Oncol. 2017; : . PubMed PMID:28781110 .
  6. Sausville, LN, Jones, CC, Aldrich, MC, Blot, WJ, Pozzi, A, Williams, SM. Genetic variation in the eicosanoid pathway is associated with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) survival. PLoS ONE 2017; 12 (7): e0180471. PubMed PMID:28704416 PubMed Central PMC5509150.
  7. Mohamed, S, Johnson, GR, Chen, P, Hicks, PB, Davis, LL, Yoon, J, Gleason, TC, Vertrees, JE, Weingart, K, Tal, I, Scrymgeour, A, Lawrence, DD, Planeta, B, Thase, ME, Huang, GD, Zisook, S, and the VAST-D Investigators, Rao, SD, Pilkinton, PD, Wilcox, JA, Iranmanesh, A, Sapra, M, Jurjus, G, Michalets, JP, Aslam, M, Beresford, T, Anderson, KD, Fernando, R, Ramaswamy, S, Kasckow, J, Westermeyer, J, Yoon, G, D'Souza, DC, Larson, G, Anderson, WG, Klatt, M, Fareed, A, Thompson, SI, Carrera, CJ, Williams, SS, Juergens, TM, Albers, LJ, Nasdahl, CS, Villarreal, G, Winston, JL, Nogues, CA, Connolly, KR, Tapp, A, Jones, KA, Khatkhate, G, Marri, S, Suppes, T, LaMotte, J, Hurley, R, Mayeda, AR, Niculescu, AB 3rd, Fischer, BA, Loreck, DJ, Rosenlicht, N, Lieske, S, Finkel, MS, Little, JT. Effect of Antidepressant Switching vs Augmentation on Remission Among Patients With Major Depressive Disorder Unresponsive to Antidepressant Treatment: The VAST-D Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2017; 318 (2): 132-145. PubMed PMID:28697253 .
  8. Williams, SB, Huo, J, Dafashy, TJ, Ghaffary, CK, Baillargeon, JG, Morales, EE, Kim, SP, Kuo, YF, Orihuela, E, Tyler, DS, Freedland, SJ, Kamat, AM. Survival differences among patients with bladder cancer according to sex: Critical evaluation of radical cystectomy use and delay to treatment. Urol. Oncol. 2017; 35 (10): 602.e1-602.e9. PubMed PMID:28647395 .
  9. Sobota, RS, Stein, CM, Kodaman, N, Maro, I, Wieland-Alter, W, Igo, RP Jr, Magohe, A, Malone, LL, Chervenak, K, Hall, NB, Matee, M, Mayanja-Kizza, H, Joloba, M, Moore, JH, Scott, WK, Lahey, T, Boom, WH, von Reyn, CF, Williams, SM, Sirugo, G. A chromosome 5q31.1 locus associates with tuberculin skin test reactivity in HIV-positive individuals from tuberculosis hyper-endemic regions in east Africa. PLoS Genet. 2017; 13 (6): e1006710. PubMed PMID:28628665 PubMed Central PMC5495514.
  10. Manuck, TA, Huang, M, Muglia, L, Williams, SM. Evolutionary Triangulation to Refine Genetic Association Studies of Spontaneous Preterm Birth. Am J Perinatol 2017; 34 (11): 1041-1047. PubMed PMID:28561145 .
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