Rutherford Research Fellow of Edinburgh HDR UK
Centre for Medical Informatics, Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh
Data Architect at NHS Education for Scotland - Digital Service
Visiting Research Fellow at King’s College London
Research Interests: Semantic Search, Knowledge Graph, Machine Learning and their applications in healthcare.
(6 December 2019) Knowledge driven phenotyping on medrxiv now - an automated approach to translating phenotypes defined in domain vocabularies into queries executable on heterogenous and distributed health datasets.
(28 November 2019) Using SemEHR on EHRs to answer an important clinical question – “Association of physical health multimorbidity with mortality in people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders - Using a novel semantic search system that captures physical diseases in electronic patient records” has been accepted by Schizophrenia Research. DOI:10.1016/j.schres.2019.10.061
(24 November 2019) our paper - “On Classifying Sepsis Heterogeneity in the ICU - Insight Using Machine Learning” has been accepted by Jamia. arxiv
(11 November 2019) Great to know our paper - “Semantic computational analysis of anticoagulation use in atrial fibrillation from real world data” has been accepted by PLoS One. Preprint
(22 October 2019) Our first NLP transfer learning paper for identifying phenotype mentions has been accepted by JMIR Medical Informatics a relatively new journal (started in 2013) with an inaugural impact factor of 3.188.
(20 July 2019) Delighted to know our proposal for HDR UK NLP Implementation Project has been awarded as one of the 3 National Implementation Projects Look forward to working on this exciting UK-wide collaboration
(13 January 2019) Delighted to know our “Sprint” project proposal – “Building the Knowledge Graph for UK Healthcare Data Science” is awarded by HDR UK as part of Digital Innovation Hub Programme and one of the ten innovative data solutions to prove the potential of health data to transform lives
(19 October 2018) Thrilled to be invited to give a talk about our CogStack EHR platform in China’s National Centre for Cardiovascular Diseases. Great to learn their excellent infrastructures, research and datasets; and grand vision! Look forward to the first CogStack deployment in China for supporting EHR based research.
(15 February 2018) Proudly begin a MRC/Rutherford Fund Fellowship of HRD UK hosted by Centre for Medical Informatics of University of Edinburgh. My research focuses on “Deriving an actionable patient phenome from healthcare data“
(10 February 2018) An application paper describing our SemEHR toolkit has been accepted by JAMIA, titled “SemEHR- A General-purpose Semantic Search System to Surface Semantic Data from Clinical Notes for Tailored Care, Trial Recruitment and Clinical Research”.