Department of Biomedical Informatics
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Prateek Prasanna received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rutgers University, and B.Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India. Prior to joining Stony Brook University, he was a Research Associate at CWRU and Case School of Medicine, Cleveland. Prasanna’s research has involved developing companion diagnostic tools for thoracic-, neuro-, and breast-imaging applications. The overarching goal of his research is to bridge the gap between human and machine interpretation of biomedical imaging data via techniques such as radiomics, pathomics, deep learning, and multi-modal data fusion. Current research directions include developing quantitative tools to predict lesion growth, discovering imaging markers of disease progression, and identifying prognostic signatures of response to therapy
Building clinically translatable medical image analytics and machine learning tools for enabling better treatment decisions and evaluating response to different therapies.
Application areas: (a) Decision support for early detection and diagnosis of oncologic and non-oncologic diseases via machine learning approaches, (b) Targeting therapeutic procedures and monitoring response (e.g. guiding immunotherapy in lung cancer), and (c) Characterizing pathologic processes using multiscale data integration (e.g. radiology, pathology, genomics).