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Heba Sailem

Dr Heba Sailem

Senior Lecturer of Biomedical AI and Data Science

Biography

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. In 2022, she has been awarded an eight-year Wellcome Career Development Award that aims to decipher the tumour microenvironment interactions. The group work is highly interdisciplinary and combines insights from histopathology, genetics, pharmaceutical medicine and cell biology.

Before joining King's, she worked between the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Big Data Institute at the University of Oxford and Lucas Pelkmans group at the University of Zurich as a Sir Henry Wellcome Research Fellow and Corpus Christi Junior Research Fellow. There, she has developed several machine learning approaches to tackle challenges in pattern recognition and interpretability of large-scale biomedical image data.

Dr Sailem did her PhD at the Institute of Cancer Research in London where she developed methods for integrating phenotypic data with gene expression and modelling of the relationship between cell signalling and its context. She has a BSc in Computer Information Systems and MSc in Data Warehousing and Data Mining. Dr Sailem is accepting applications from PhD students and Postdoctoral Researchers.

Find out more on Dr Saliems' website.

Research

Medicines
Medicines Development

The Medicines Development Research Group develops novel materials, formulations, drug delivery devices, manufacturing, analytical, and digital technologies.

From Dev Biology to Regen Medicine-hero
From Developmental Biology to Regenerative Medicine

Understanding organ development and tissue regeneration provides a framework for elucidating disease mechanisms as well as for developing new therapeutics.

Spatial Biology hero
Spatial Biology Network

The Spatial Biology Network is a cross-faculty research interest group that brings together researchers from various disciplines, ranging from technology development and molecular biology, to bioinformatics and clinical translational research, to explore the complexity of spatial biology.

News

AI-powered tool promises to help clinicians diagnose cancer

The new tool is able to identify the distinct cellular patterns that characterise mesothelioma subtypes, an aggressive cancer that typically develops due to...

AI

Events

23MayAI healthcare

AI assisted tools for healthcare

Explore the opportunities and challenges posed by AI assisted tools for healthcare.

Features

5 minutes with Heba Sailem

Dr Heba Sailem is a Senior Lecturer of Biomedical AI and Data Science at the School of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences. We took five minutes out of her...

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Course Leader

  • Research Methods

Research

Medicines
Medicines Development

The Medicines Development Research Group develops novel materials, formulations, drug delivery devices, manufacturing, analytical, and digital technologies.

From Dev Biology to Regen Medicine-hero
From Developmental Biology to Regenerative Medicine

Understanding organ development and tissue regeneration provides a framework for elucidating disease mechanisms as well as for developing new therapeutics.

Spatial Biology hero
Spatial Biology Network

The Spatial Biology Network is a cross-faculty research interest group that brings together researchers from various disciplines, ranging from technology development and molecular biology, to bioinformatics and clinical translational research, to explore the complexity of spatial biology.

News

AI-powered tool promises to help clinicians diagnose cancer

The new tool is able to identify the distinct cellular patterns that characterise mesothelioma subtypes, an aggressive cancer that typically develops due to...

AI

Events

23MayAI healthcare

AI assisted tools for healthcare

Explore the opportunities and challenges posed by AI assisted tools for healthcare.

Features

5 minutes with Heba Sailem

Dr Heba Sailem is a Senior Lecturer of Biomedical AI and Data Science at the School of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences. We took five minutes out of her...

Data AI feature image

Course Leader

  • Research Methods