Lee Cooper, PhD, MS


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics
Emory University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
Research Program
Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics


Lee Cooper, PhD, MS, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Emory University, and Assistant Professor in the Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Technical Institute and Emory University.


Dr. Cooper received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Ohio State University in 2009.


Dr. Cooper's research is focused on biomedical data science and the development of computational methods to analyze multifaceted genomic, imaging and clinical datasets. His lab creates scalable machine learning and image analysis software tools to translate cancer data into information that provides scientific insights and that creates translational impact in cancer studies.


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In 2015, Dr. Cooper and his colleague, David Gutman, MD, PhD, received a $3.5 million Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (ITCR) U24 award from the National Cancer Institute, a five-year award to develop software tools to help researchers gain new insights from cancer imaging data. Learn more.

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