Chirag Patel
Chirag Patel, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
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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The Landscape of Genetic Content in the Gut and Oral Human Microbiome
Authors: Tierney B, Yang Z, Luber J, Beaudin M, Wibowo M, Baek C, Mehlenbacher E, Patel C, Kostic A.
Cell Host & Microbe 2019-08-14

Family History-Wide Association Study ("FamWAS") for Identifying Clinical and Environmental Risk Factors for Common Chronic Diseases.
Authors: Rasooly D, Ioannidis JPA, Khoury MJ, Patel CJ.
Am J Epidemiol
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Evaluation of Glycolytic Response to Multiple Classes of Anti-glioblastoma Drugs by Noninvasive Measurement of Pyruvate Kinase M2 Using [18F]DASA-23.
Authors: Beinat C, Patel CB, Xie Y, Gambhir SS.
Mol Imaging Biol
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Tumor treating fields increases membrane permeability in glioblastoma cells.
Authors: Chang E, Patel CB, Pohling C, Young C, Song J, Flores TA, Zeng Y, Joubert LM, Arami H, Natarajan A, Sinclair R, Gambhir SS.
Cell Death Discov
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Age-dependent co-dependency structure of biomarkers in the general population of the United States.
Authors: Le Goallec A, Patel CJ.
Aging (Albany NY)
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Author Correction: Repurposing large health insurance claims data to estimate genetic and environmental contributions in 560 phenotypes.
Authors: Lakhani CM, Tierney BT, Manrai AK, Yang J, Visscher PM, Patel CJ.
Nat Genet
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Signals Among Signals: Prioritizing Non-genetic Associations in Massive Datasets.
Authors: Manrai AK, Ioannidis JPA, Patel CJ.
Am J Epidemiol
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Nanomedicine for Spontaneous Brain Tumors: A Companion Clinical Trial.
Authors: Arami H, Patel CB, Madsen SJ, Dickinson PJ, Davis RM, Zeng Y, Sturges BK, Woolard KD, Habte FG, Akin D, Sinclair R, Gambhir SS.
ACS Nano
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Repurposing large health insurance claims data to estimate genetic and environmental contributions in 560 phenotypes.
Authors: Lakhani CM, Tierney BT, Manrai AK, Yang J, Visscher PM, Patel CJ.
Nat Genet
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Conducting a Reproducible Mendelian Randomization Analysis Using the R Analytic Statistical Environment.
Authors: Rasooly D, Patel CJ.
Curr Protoc Hum Genet
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Exposome-wide association study of semen quality: Systematic discovery of endocrine disrupting chemical biomarkers in fertility require large sample sizes.
Authors: Chung MK, Buck Louis GM, Kannan K, Patel CJ.
Environ Int
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