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Richard D. Hammer, MD

Director, Pathology Informatics

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Pathology
  • Vice-Chair of Clinical Affairs
  • Associate Director, Clinical Laboratory
  • Director, Hematopathology
  • Director, Flow Cytometry
  • Core Faculty, Institute for Data Science and Informatics

Education

  • B.S. Pharm. Magna Cum Laude, Duquesne University
  • M.D. Medical University of South Carolina

Additonal Study

  • Pharmacology, post graduate studies, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Medical Scientist Training Program, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Resident in Pathology - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Hematopathology Fellowship, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Hematology
  • Molecular Diagnostics Fellowship, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine

Research Description

Development of cellular therapies and diagnostic testing in metabolism and hematology.

Interests

  • stem cells
  • leukemia/lymphoma
  • epigenetics
  • nutritional medicine
  • diabetes
  • aging
  • translational research

Mikhail "Misha" Kovalenko, MS

Technical Director, WSI Analytics Lab

Education

  • MSEE, Moscow State Agro-Engineering University, Moscow, Russia
  • Predoctoral Fellowship, MU Institute for Data Science and Informatics

Interests

  • Biomedical and health informatics
  • Biomedical imaging
  • Whole-slide imaging and analytics