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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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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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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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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