Ricardo Henao


Assistant Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Member of Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine
  • Member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 140 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: (919) 668-0647
  • Email Address: ricardo.henao@duke.edu


  • Ph.D. Technical University of Denmark (Denmark), 2011

Courses Taught

  • ECE 392: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 493: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 494: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 891: Internship
  • EGR 190: Special Topics in Engineering
  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering
  • EGR 590: Special Topics in Engineering

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Draelos, RL; Ezekian, JE; Zhuang, F; Moya-Mendez, ME; Zhang, Z; Rosamilia, MB; Manivannan, PKR; Henao, R; Landstrom, AP, GENESIS: Gene-Specific Machine Learning Models for Variants of Uncertain Significance Found in Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia and Long QT Syndrome-Associated Genes., Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol, vol 15 no. 4 (2022) [10.1161/CIRCEP.121.010326] [abs].
  • Wisely, CE; Wang, D; Henao, R; Grewal, DS; Thompson, AC; Robbins, CB; Yoon, SP; Soundararajan, S; Polascik, BW; Burke, JR; Liu, A; Carin, L; Fekrat, S, Convolutional neural network to identify symptomatic Alzheimer's disease using multimodal retinal imaging., British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol 106 no. 3 (2022), pp. 388-395 [10.1136/bjophthalmol-2020-317659] [abs].
  • Yang, T; Henao, R, TAMC: A deep-learning approach to predict motif-centric transcriptional factor binding activity based on ATAC-seq profile (2022) [10.1101/2022.02.15.480482] [abs].
  • Isik, YA; Davis, C; Chapfuwa, P; Henao, R, Flexible Triggering Kernels for Hawkes Process Modeling (2022) [abs].
  • Pagidipati, NJ; Phelan, M; Page, C; Clowse, M; Henao, R; Peterson, ED; Goldstein, BA, The importance of weight stabilization amongst those with overweight or obesity: Results from a large health care system., Preventive Medicine Reports, vol 24 (2021) [10.1016/j.pmedr.2021.101615] [abs].