Christopher Nguan

Associate Professor

Research Classification

Health Care Technologies
Transplantation and Graft Rejection
Robotics and Automation
Shape Recognition and Computer Graphics
Structural Tissue Engineering / Biomaterials
Optimization, Control and Operations Research
Ethics and Health
Health Information Systems
Prostate Cancer
Male Urogenital System Disorders
Doppler ultrasound
Diagnostic Techniques
Cancer Diagnosis and Detection
Applied Genetics
Gene Therapy
Genetic Markers
Molecular Genetics
Cell Signaling and Infectious and Immune Diseases
GeneTherapy of Infectious and Immune Diseases
Immune Mediators: Cytokines and Chemokines
Hemodynamic measurements
Hyperthermia and Hypothermia
Renal Diseases
Renal Insufficiency/Failure and Malabsorption
Renal System
Urogenital Pathologies
Urogenital System
Optics and Photonics
Sensors and Devices
Virtual Reality
Data mining
Technological Innovations
Educational Technologies
Educational Approaches

Research Interests

kidney transplantation
patient reported outcomes
medical apps for mobile health
machine learning analytics of medical imaging
machine learning analytics of complex medical data outcomes

Research Methodology

daVinci Si surgical system
wetlab - in vitro, small animal, large animal
clinical / administrative databases


Master's students
Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
Any time / year round
I support public scholarship, e.g. through the Public Scholars Initiative, and am available to supervise students and Postdocs interested in collaborating with external partners as part of their research.
I support experiential learning experiences, such as internships and work placements, for my graduate students and Postdocs.
I am open to hosting Visiting International Research Students (non-degree, up to 12 months).
I am interested in hiring Co-op students for research placements.

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