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Alex Chen joined the Molecular Imaging Branch as an NIH postbaccalaureate fellow after completing his Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry and Master of Science in Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania in 2023. His primary research interests currently revolve around the segmentation of prostate cancer and thymoma. Specifically, his work involves investigating the potential integration of radiology reports to enhance existing AI algorithms for detecting prostate cancer. In addition, he is exploring the use of AI to decipher spatial patterns within the tumor immune microenvironment. Alex is actively pursuing a dual MD/PhD degree, with a vision of becoming a physician-scientist in the future. In his free time, he enjoys playing computer games, playing squash, and taking his dog on hikes through the local trails.