Chirag Patel, PhD
Chirag Patel, PhD
Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115

Chirag Patel's long-term research goal is to address problems in human health and disease by developing computational and bioinformatics methods to reproducibly and efficiently reason over high-throughput data streams spanning molecules to populations. Patel's group aims to dissect inter-individual differences in human phenomes through strategies that integrate data sources that capture the comprehensive clinical experience (e.g., through the electronic medical record), the complex phenomena of environmental exposure (e.g., high-throughput measures of the exposome), and inherited genomic variation. He received his doctorate in biomedical informatics from Stanford University.


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A multi-omic analysis of birthweight in newborn cord blood reveals new underlying mechanisms related to cholesterol metabolism.
Authors: Alfano R, Chadeau-Hyam M, Ghantous A, Keski-Rahkonen P, Chatzi L, Perez AE, Herceg Z, Kogevinas M, de Kok TM, Nawrot TS, Novoloaca A, Patel CJ, Pizzi C, Robinot N, Rusconi F, Scalbert A, Sunyer J, Vermeulen R, Vrijheid M, Vineis P, Robinson O, Plusquin M.
Metabolism
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Scalability and cost-effectiveness analysis of whole genome-wide association studies on Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services.
Authors: Krissaane I, De Niz C, Gutiérrez-Sacristán A, Korodi G, Ede N, Kumar R, Lyons J, Manrai A, Patel C, Kohane I, Avillach P.
J Am Med Inform Assoc
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Metabolites, Nutrients, and Lifestyle Factors in Relation to Coffee Consumption: An Environment-Wide Association Study.
Authors: Elhadad MA, Karavasiloglou N, Wulaningsih W, Tsilidis KK, Tzoulaki I, Patel CJ, Rohrmann S.
Nutrients
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Prediction of chronological and biological age from laboratory data.
Authors: Sagers L, Melas-Kyriazi L, Patel CJ, Manrai AK.
Aging (Albany NY)
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A systematic machine learning and data type comparison yields metagenomic predictors of infant age, sex, breastfeeding, antibiotic usage, country of origin, and delivery type.
Authors: Le Goallec A, Tierney BT, Luber JM, Cofer EM, Kostic AD, Patel CJ.
PLoS Comput Biol
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Characteristics of undiagnosed diabetes in men and women under the age of 50 years in the Indian subcontinent: the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4)/Demographic Health Survey 2015-2016.
Authors: Claypool KT, Chung MK, Deonarine A, Gregg EW, Patel CJ.
BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care
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Human biodistribution and radiation dosimetry of [18F]DASA-23, a PET probe targeting pyruvate kinase M2.
Authors: Beinat C, Patel CB, Haywood T, Shen B, Naya L, Gandhi H, Holley D, Khalighi M, Iagaru A, Davidzon G, Gambhir SS.
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging
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A nutrient-wide association study for risk of prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition and the Netherlands Cohort Study.
Authors: Papadimitriou N, Muller D, van den Brandt PA, Geybels M, Patel CJ, Gunter MJ, Lopez DS, Key TJ, Perez-Cornago A, Ferrari P, Vineis P, Weiderpass E, Boeing H, Agudo A, Sánchez MJ, Overvad K, Kühn T, Fortner RT, Palli D, Drake I, Bjartell A, Santiuste C, Bueno-de-Mesquita BH, Krogh V, Tjønneland A, Lauritzen DF, Gurrea AB, Quirós JR, Stattin P, Trichopoulou A, Martimianaki G, Karakatsani A, Thysell E, Johansson I, Ricceri F, Tumino R, Larrañaga N, Khaw KT, Riboli E, Tzoulaki I, Tsilidis KK.
Eur J Nutr
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Unprocessed Red Meat and Processed Meat Consumption: Dietary Guideline Recommendations From the Nutritional Recommendations (NutriRECS) Consortium.
Authors: Johnston BC, Zeraatkar D, Han MA, Vernooij RWM, Valli C, El Dib R, Marshall C, Stover PJ, Fairweather-Taitt S, Wójcik G, Bhatia F, de Souza R, Brotons C, Meerpohl JJ, Patel CJ, Djulbegovic B, Alonso-Coello P, Bala MM, Guyatt GH.
Ann Intern Med
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The Landscape of Genetic Content in the Gut and Oral Human Microbiome.
Authors: Tierney BT, Yang Z, Luber JM, Beaudin M, Wibowo MC, Baek C, Mehlenbacher E, Patel CJ, Kostic AD.
Cell Host Microbe
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