Yale Smart Medicine Lab (YSML)
Welcome to YSML, an evolving neural network where members interact and spark constantly. Although scattered around the world, we find our team virtually. Our team members excel in various disciplines such as physics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, data science, radiology, biomedical engineering, biology, clinical medicine and public health.
The PI, Dr. Jun Deng is a Professor at the Department of Therapeutic Radiology of Yale University School of Medicine and an ABR board certified medical physicist at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Deng obtained his PhD from University of Virginia in 1998 and finished his postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University in 2001. Dr. Deng has been serving on the Editorial Board of numerous peer-reviewed journals, on the study section of NIH, NSF, DOD, RSNA and ASTRO since 2005, and as scientific reviewer for various Science Foundations and institutions in Europe and Asia since 2015. Currently with funding from NIH, NSF and DOE, Dr. Deng’s research has been focused on artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, and medical imaging for cancer early detection and prevention, real-time clinical decision support for precision radiotherapy, as well as digital twin modeling of cancer patients.