Machine Learning Department Team

Issam El Naqa, PhD - Chair/Senior Member

Issam El Naqa, PhDDr. El Naqa is a renowned leader in the field of data science with formal training in electrical engineering, computer science, biology and medical physics. Dr. El Naqa’s research focuses on developing large-scale data mining methods to identify biomarkers of response to chemoradiotherapy, multimodality image-guided targeted and adaptive radiotherapy, and radiobiology-based treatment outcome modeling. 

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Yoga Balagurunathan, PhDYoga Balagurunathan, PhD - Assistant Member

Dr. Balagurunathan’s research is focused on understanding the physiology of the tumor and its relationship to the underlying genome. His interests include data integration from various modalities (radiology, pathology, genome) to improve clinical decision support, His diseasefoci are prostate cancer, lung cancer and B-cell lymphomas.

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