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Chaired by Professor Anita Grigoriadis, academics from across King's Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine and Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience will provide an overview of their research relating to AI assisted tools for healthcare. The panel will discuss the opportunities and challenges posed by artificial intelligence.


Dr Anna Barnes is Director of the King's Technology Evaluation Centre and President of the Inst of Physics and Engineering in Medicine.

Dr Thomas C Booth is an Honorary Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiologist at King’s College Hospital, London. He is also a Reader in Neuroimaging in the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King’s College London. His research interests are in (1) neuro-oncology (especially relating to diagnostic AI), (2) neurovascular (robotics) and (3) abnormality detection (especially relating to diagnostic AI).

Professor Anita Grigoriadis is a Professor in the School of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences at King’s, the School Lead (International) and Training Lead for the CRUK KHP Centre, and holds a guest lecturership at Birkbeck College, University of London.

Dr Haotian Gu is an NIHR ACAF fellow and Consultant Clinical Scientist in Cardiac Imaging. He holds a first degree in Biomedical Engineering and three MSc degrees in Advanced Biomedical Engineering, Medical Ultrasound and Health Economics. In 2017, he was awarded a PhD degree in Cardiovascular Science from King’s College. His contributions to echocardiography and imaging have been recognized through numerous awards and accolades.

Dr Ben Holgate is a Senior Research Fellow in Machine Learning in the Department of Neuroscience, King's College London. He is working on a research project that applies AI and Natural Language Processing (NLP) to electronic health records.

Dr Heba Sailem is a Senior Lecturer of Biomedical AI and Data Science at the School of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Her research is focused on developing artificial intelligence and bioinformatics approaches for improving patient treatment and welfare. 

This event is in-person only. Please register on Eventbrite. Registration will close at 9am on Tuesday 21 May.

This event is part of the King's Festival of Artificial Intelligence, running from Tuesday 21 to Saturday 25 May 2024.

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At this event

Anna Barnes

Director of the King's Technology Evaluation Centre

Thomas  Booth

Reader in Neuroimaging

Ben Holgate

Senior Research Fellow in Machine Learning

Heba Sailem

Senior Lecturer of Biomedical AI and Data Science