Michaelson Lab

Research in the Michaelson Lab focuses on development of databases on several cancers, testing systems and various analyses.

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James S. Michaelson, PhD

Assistant Biologist, non-clinical
Massachusetts General Hospital

Assistant Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School


Research Interests

  • Development of large databases on the breast cancers, melanomas head and neck cancers, hematological malignancies, and other cancers seen at Partners over the last 40 years
  • Analysis of cancer survival, and the development of improved mathematical methods for predicting the risk of local, regional, and distant recurrence
  • Analysis of cancer screening
  • Development, implementation, and testing of systems that send computer penetrated telephone messages to recruit, track, and remind patients to attend appointments for preventive health visits
  • Analysis of the 3-dimensional anatomy of the breast and other organs, and of breast neoplasms

James S. Michaelson, PhD

Michaelson Laboratory

Surgical Oncology, Lab for Quantitative Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital Research Building
65 Landsdowne Street, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139

Phone: 617-501-0590