José Marcio Luna, PhD

Instructor in Radiology

Luna Lab
José Marcio Luna, PhD, is an instructor for Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Luna’s research focuses on the development of translational tools for prediction and diagnosis of cancer from a multi-omics perspective in the era of precision medicine. Before joining MIR, Luna worked as research associate at the Center for Biomedical Image Computing & Analytics (CBICA) at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned a doctorate in engineering with a doctoral minor in applied mathematics, as well as a master's degree, from the University of New Mexico.

Research Interests

Machine learning, data sciences, data integration, optimization theory and computational medical imaging

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Education History


Postdoctoral Researcher (Machine learning tools for lung cancer prognosis), University of Pennsylvania


Engineering, University of New Mexico


Electrical Engineering, University of New Mexico


Electronic Engineering, Francisco José de Caldas District University


American Association for Cancer Research
Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers


2021 Marlene Shlomchik Fellowship in Cancer Research, Abramson Cancer Center
2019 Magna Cum Laude, Pendergrass Day Symposium, University of Pennsylvania
2014 Outstanding Graduate Student Award, University of New Mexico
2014 Amazon Web Services in Education Research Grant
2013 Student Travel Award, European Embedded Control Institute, EECI Graduate School of Control
2007 Colfuturo Scholarship