Other Biomedical Data Analysis Resources at Loyola

The following research groups also provide collaboration, consultation, and computational resources for biomedical data analysis. If you are a computational scientist at Loyola and would like to add your contact information here, please email us.

Majid Afshar, MD, MSCR (Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine)
Interests: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Richard Cooper, MD (Chair & Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine)
Interests: Cardiovascular disease across the African diaspora, genomics, race in biomedical research

Harel Dahari, PhD (Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Stritch School of Medicine)
Interests: Hepatology, mathematical modeling on viral-host dynamics

Dmitriy Dligach, PhD (Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Loyola University Chicago)
Interests: Natural language processing, machine learning, data mining, semantic analysis of clinical texts

Ramon Durazo-Arvizu, PhD (Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine)
Interests: Survival analysis, genetics of hypertension, vitamin D

Stephanie Kliethermes, PhD (Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine)
Interests: Biostatistics, clinical research

Talar Markossian, PhD (Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine)
Interests: Health services, efficacy and cost-effectiveness of cancer patient research

Catherine Putonti, PhD (Associate Professor, Department of Biology & Computer Science, Loyola University Chicago Lakeshore campus)
Interests: Computational biology and microbial evolution

James Sinacore, PhD (Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine)
Interests: Validity of measurement instruments, domestic violence screening, visual display of quantitative information

Bamidele Tayo, PhD (Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine)
Interests: Genetic mapping of complex diseases, development of statistical methods for genetic linkages

Heather Wheeler, PhD (Assistant Professor, Departments of Biology & Computer Science, Loyola University Chicago Lakeshore campus)
Interests: SNP analysis, computational modeling

Michael Zilliox, PhD (Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine)
Interests: Finding cancer biomarkers, the microbiome in health and disease, bioinformatics and mapping the transcriptome

Guichan Cao, MS (email) (Research Instructor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine)
Interests: Design, implementation, and analysis of medical and publicly available datasets including NHANES

Ron Price (email) (Associate Vice President, Informatics and Systems Development Stritch School of Medicine)
Interests: Clinical data management and computational infrastructure development