Dr. Karim Lekadir

Dr. Karim Lekadir is a Ramon y Cajal Researcher and Director of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Lab at the Universitat de Barcelona (BCN-AIM). He holds a PhD from Imperial College London (UK) and was previously a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University (USA). His current research focuses on the development of data science and machine learning approaches for the analysis of large-scale biomedical data, including imaging, biological, clinical, lifestyle and mobile data. The software he developed during his PhD for cardiac functional quantification has been CE marked and commercialised by CMRtools, and is now used in more than 250 clinical centres worldwide. He is the Coordinator of the euCanSHare H2020 project, developing a big data platform for cardiovascular research. He is the Coordinator of the EarlyCause H2020 project, which investigates multi-morbidity using experimental and data science approaches. He is WP leader in the LongITools H2020 project, developing a mobile app for cardio-metabolic risk prediction. He is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.

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