Monjoy Saha, Ph.D., joined the Integrative Tumor Epidemiology Branch (ITEB) as a research fellow in 2021. Dr. Saha earned his Ph.D. in machine learning and medical image analysis from the School of Medical Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India in July 2018. His dissertation was titled "Computer-Assisted Breast Cancer Detection and Evaluation using Digital Pathology. Prior to joining DCEG, he worked as a research scientist at the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Saha applies artificial intelligence and machine-learning methodologies to pathologic and radiologic medical imaging and epidemiologic data to investigate the etiology and prognosis of cancers. His main areas of focus are cancer grading/screening, risk prediction, survival analysis, pattern recognition, feature classification, computer-aided diagnosis, natural language processing, and cloud computing. Dr. Saha's mentors are Gretchen Gierach, Ph.D., M.P.H., Chief and senior investigator in ITEB, Choonsik Lee, Ph.D., Head, Dosimetry Unit in the Radiation Epidemiology Branch, and Jonas S. Almeida, Ph.D., Chief data scientist in the Data Science and Engineering Research group of the Trans-Divisional Research Program.