Meenakshi Chatterjee

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Meenakshi Chatterjee

Meenakshi Chatterjee

Scientist, Population Analytics

Janssen

Why I'm a JPAL

I am passionate about solving challenging problems in healthcare, especially those which lie at the interface of engineering/technology and biology. I am keen to serve as a mentor for different JLABS portfolio companies and be a part of the exciting innovation that holds promise to shape the landscape of healthcare.

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Expertise/experience:

• MS, Electrical Engineering at Yale University, USA (2011 – 2012).

• PhD, Electrical Engineering at Yale University, USA (2012 – 2017).

• Postdoctoral Fellow, Discovery Sciences at Janssen R&D, USA (2017-2018).

• Scientist, Discovery Sciences at Janssen R&D, USA (2018-present).

 

Role and responsibilities:

• Biosensor analytics and digital biomarker research.

• Develop machine learning and prediction modeling approaches focusing on integration and analysis of electronic health records, actigraphy and genomic data for identification of potential therapeutic targets, disease interception and patient stratification.

 

Various ongoing activities:

• Identification of digital biomarkers for neurological and immunological disorders using methodologies from time-series analysis and machine learning.

• Principal Investigator for machine learning in big population cohort such as the UK Biobank to identify and interpret early signals of disease susceptibility.

Quote

“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision."

Helen Keller

Fun fact:

If I weren’t a scientist, I would have probably tried my luck as a cricketer.