Yukako Yagi, PhD

Digital Pathology Engineer

Director, Pathology Digital Imaging

Memorial Sloan Kettering digital pathology engineer Yukako Yagi

About Me

I am a digital pathology engineer who has a broad interest in various aspects of medical science, with a primary focus on the development and validation of technologies in digital imaging. In particular, I have conducted research to help standardize many aspects of pathology imaging, such as color and image quality calibration, evaluation and optimization, digital staining, 3D imaging, multimodality imaging, and decision support systems for pathology diagnosis, research, and education.

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  • Clinical Expertise: Digital pathology imaging
  • Languages Spoken: English; Japanese
  • Education: PhD, Tokyo Medical University

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