Pratik Shah

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  • Principal Research Scientist

Principal Investigator Media Arts & Sciences

Dr. Pratik Shah is a Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Media Lab. His research program creates novel intersections between engineering, medical imaging, machine learning, and medicine to improve health outcomes for patients.  Research topics : 1) artificial intelligence and machine learning methods for the detection of cancer biomarkers using standard photographs vs. expensive medical images; 2) unorthodox artificial intelligence algorithms to design optimal and faster clinical trials to reduce adverse effects on patients; and  3) point-of-care medical technologies for real world data and evidence generation to improve public health.  

Past acknowledgments include the American Society for Microbiology’s Raymond W. Sarber National Award, a Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospitals ECOR Fund for Medical Discovery postdoctoral fellowship, coverage by leading national and international news media outlets. Dr. Shah has been an invited discussion leader at Gordon Research Seminars; a speaker at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, Gordon Re… View full description

Principal Investigator Media Arts & Sciences

Dr. Pratik Shah is a Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Media Lab. His research program creates novel intersections between engineering, medical imaging, machine learning, and medicine to improve health outcomes for patients.  Research topics : 1) artificial intelligence and machine learning methods for the detection of cancer biomarkers using standard photographs vs. expensive medical images; 2) unorthodox artificial intelligence algorithms to design optimal and faster clinical trials to reduce adverse effects on patients; and  3) point-of-care medical technologies for real world data and evidence generation to improve public health.  

Past acknowledgments include the American Society for Microbiology’s Raymond W. Sarber National Award, a Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospitals ECOR Fund for Medical Discovery postdoctoral fellowship, coverage by leading national and international news media outlets. Dr. Shah has been an invited discussion leader at Gordon Research Seminars; a speaker at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, Gordon Research Conferences, TED and IEEE bioengineering conferences; and a peer reviewer for leading scientific publications and funding agencies. 

Dr. Shah has a BS, MS, and PhD in biological sciences and completed fellowship training at Massachusetts General Hospital, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and Harvard Medical School.