Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Spain
Dr Karim Lekadir is a Ramon y Cajal senior researcher at the BCN-MedTech Centre of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. He received a PhD in Computing from Imperial College London and was a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University. He participated in several EU projects in the field of computational biomedicine, including the euHeart project for computational modelling of personalised interventions in cardiology. The algorithm he developed during his PhD for cardiac functional quantification has been FDA/CE marked and is used in more than 250 clinical centres worldwide. His current research focuses on the development of data science and machine learning approaches for the analysis of large-scale biomedical data. He is the Project Coordinator of the recently funded euCanSHare H2020 project (2018-2022), a leading a consortium of 16 institutions that addresses data sharing and big data approaches in cardiovascular personalised medicine.
He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.