Rupa Sarkar


Rupa is the founding Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet Digital Health since December 2018. Rupa obtained her PhD from Imperial College London, where she investigated the role of microRNAs and RNA splicing in human stem cell differentiation under the guidance of Dr Nick Dibb and Prof Robert Winston. After her postdoctoral research in embryonic development and disease at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Rupa joined Nature Research as an Associate Editor at Nature Protocols. She then progressed to Senior Editor at Genome Biology leading the disease genomics area of the journal. Prior to her appointment at The Lancet Digital Health, Rupa was the Chief Editor of Nature Protocols, leading the journal’s editorial team from November 2017. Her interests span all interdisciplinary areas of digital health, with a particular interest in genomics and machine learning in clinical applications

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