Hemant K. Roy, MD
Adjunct Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Gastroenterology

MD, Northwestern University School of Medicine




Dr. Roy joined the faculty in 2013. He completed his medical degree from Northwestern University with distinction and completed internal medicine residency at Beth Isreal followed by GI Fellowship at University of Chicago.

Dr. Roy’s research interests center on GI cancer risk stratification using intermediate biomarkers of field carcinogenesis. He has been involved in the development and clinical implementation of a variety of biophotonic techniques for risk stratification encompassing both fiberoptic probes and cytological based techniques and these are complemented by a variety of molecular markers including microRNAs.

This has served as a platform for assessing risk modification via chemoprevention and applied to a number of non-GI malignancies including lung and ovarian cancer. Dr. Roy is a fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association and member of the Early Detection Research Network and the Cancer Biomarkers Study Section of the NCI,

More clinically, his interests are in high risk colon cancer syndromes and role of gender in colorectal cancer screening. Throughout his career he has also been involved in teaching receiving numerous awards in this regard.

Section Chief of Medicine in Gastroenterology
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Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center


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Reducing Cancer Transcriptional Heterogeneity through Regulation of Chromatin Structure
04/09/2018 - 03/31/2023 (PI)
Northwestern University NIH-NCI
1R01CA228272-01

Microvasculature in Colon Field Carcinogenesis: Clinical-Biological Implications
03/05/2018 - 02/28/2023 (PI)
NIH-NCI
5R01CA224911-02

Unraveling Racial Disparities in Portal Hypertension: A Clinical, Spectroscopic and SNP Approach
02/06/2020 - 11/30/2021 (PI)
NIH-NIMHD
7R21MD013631-02

Biophotonics to Couple Pancreatic with Upper GI Screening via Ultrathin Endoscopy
01/01/2015 - 12/31/2020 (PI)
Northwestern University NIH-NCI

Area B: Minimally Intrusive Colorectal Cancer Risk Stratification with Nanocytology: Targeting Un…
09/30/2017 - 08/31/2020 (PI)
NIH-NCI
1R33CA225323-01

EFIR CEE: Macrogenomic engineering via modulation of chromatin nanoenvironment
08/15/2018 - 07/31/2020 (PI)
Northwestern University National Science Fdn
1830961

Risk-stratification of Prostate Cancers via Field Carcinogenesis Nanocytology
08/14/2015 - 07/31/2020 (PI)
Northwestern University NIH-NCI

Translating buccal nanocytology for lung cancer screening into clinical practice
04/15/2018 - 03/31/2020 (PI)
Northwestern University NIH-NCI
5R01CA225002-02

Colon cancer risk-stratification via optical analysis of rectal ultrastructure
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2019 (PI)
American BioOptics, LLC NIH-NCI
1R44CA199667-01A1

Buccal Nanocytological Risk Stratification to Personalize Lung Cancer Screening
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2018 (PI)
Nanocytomics, LLC. NIH-DHHS
1R44CA206844-01A1

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2021 Microvasculature in Colon Field Carcinogenesis: Clinical-Biological Implications 7R01CA224911-04 2
2021 Translating buccal nanocytology for lung cancer screening into clinical practice 5R01CA225002-04 1
2021 Reducing Cancer Transcriptional Heterogeneity through Regulation of Chromatin Structure 5R01CA228272-04 2
2020 Unraveling Racial Disparities in Portal Hypertension: A Clinical, Spectroscopic and SNP Approach 1R21MD013631-01A1
2020 Unraveling Racial Disparities in Portal Hypertension: A Clinical, Spectroscopic and SNP Approach 1R21MD013631-01A1
2020 Unraveling Racial Disparities in Portal Hypertension: A Clinical, Spectroscopic and SNP Approach 7R21MD013631-02
2020 Translating buccal nanocytology for lung cancer screening into clinical practice 5R01CA225002-03 1
2020 Reducing Cancer Transcriptional Heterogeneity through Regulation of Chromatin Structure 5R01CA228272-03 2
2020 Microvasculature in Colon Field Carcinogenesis: Clinical-Biological Implications 5R01CA224911-03 2
2020 Microvasculature in Colon Field Carcinogenesis: Clinical-Biological Implications 5R01CA224911-03 2
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  1. Mohanty A, Kapuria D, Canakis A, Lin H, Amat MJ, Rangel Paniz G, Placone NT, Thomasson R, Roy H, Chak E, Baffy G, Curry MP, Laine L, Rustagi T. Fresh frozen plasma transfusion in acute variceal haemorrhage: Results from a multicentre cohort study. Liver Int. 2021 May 09.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33969607; DOI: 10.1111/liv.14936;
     
  2. Pandey S, Fish SS, Roy HK. Increasing colorectal cancer in the young population and tailoring of the colorectal cancer screening recommendations in subpopulation: a retrospective single-center study. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2021 Jul; 36(7):1515-1524.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33934174
     
  3. Rebello D, Rebello E, Custodio M, Xu X, Gandhi S, Roy HK. Field carcinogenesis for risk stratification of colorectal cancer. Adv Cancer Res. 2021; 151:305-344.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34148616
     
  4. De La Cruz M, Nunes DP, Bhardwaj V, Subramanyan D, Zaworski C, Roy P, Roy HK. Colonic Epithelial Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 (ACE2) Expression in Blacks and Whites: Potential Implications for Pathogenesis Covid-19 Racial Disparities. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2021 Mar 10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33694125; PMCID: PMC7945617; DOI: 10.1007/s40615-021-01004-9;
     
  5. Mohanty A, Eshein A, Kamineni P, Avissar U, Bliss CM, Long MT, Lowe RC, Moore TC, Nunes DP, Backman V, Roy HK. Quantification of gastric mucosal microcirculation as a surrogate marker of portal hypertension by spatially resolved subdiffuse reflectance spectroscopy in diagnosis of cirrhosis: a proof-of-concept study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2021 07; 94(1):60-67.e1.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33385462
     
  6. Daneshkhah A, Agrawal V, Eshein A, Subramanian H, Roy HK, Backman V. Evidence for possible association of vitamin D status with cytokine storm and unregulated inflammation in COVID-19 patients. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2020 Oct; 32(10):2141-2158. PMID: 32876941; PMCID: PMC7465887; DOI: 10.1007/s40520-020-01677-y;
     
  7. Virk RKA, Wu W, Almassalha LM, Bauer GM, Li Y, VanDerway D, Frederick J, Zhang D, Eshein A, Roy HK, Szleifer I, Backman V. Disordered chromatin packing regulates phenotypic plasticity. Sci Adv. 2020 01; 6(2):eaax6232. PMID: 31934628; PMCID: PMC6949045; DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aax6232;
     
  8. Petersile M, Haroon M, Belkin D, Pinheiro A, Weinberg J, Roy HK, Jacobson BC. The impact of a multidisciplinary algorithmic approach to acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 09; 37(9):1751-1753.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31257123
     
  9. Ruderman S, Eshein A, Valuckaite V, Dougherty U, Almoghrabi A, Gomes A, Singh A, Pabla B, Roy HK, Hart J, Bissonnette M, Konda V, Backman V. Early increase in blood supply (EIBS) is associated with tumor risk in the Azoxymethane model of colon cancer. BMC Cancer. 2018 Aug 13; 18(1):814. PMID: 30103733; PMCID: PMC6090821; DOI: 10.1186/s12885-018-4709-7;
     
  10. Kalman RS, Stawarz A, Nunes D, Zhang D, Dela Cruz MA, Mohanty A, Subramanian H, Backman V, Roy HK. Correction: Biophotonic detection of high order chromatin alterations in field carcinogenesis predicts risk of future hepatocellular carcinoma: A pilot study. PLoS One. 2018; 13(7):e0201500.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30040862; PMCID: PMC6057665; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201500;
     
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 157 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2008

YearPublications
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

High Risk Colon Cancer syndromes
Role of gender in colorectal cancer screenings
Non GI malignancies such as lung and ovarian cancer
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