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Mohammad Mahdi Karimi

Dr Mohammad Mahdi Karimi

Senior Lecturer in Bioinformatics

Research interests

  • Biomedical and life sciences


Dr Mohammad Mahdi Karimi holds a B.Sc. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Tehran Polytechnic (2002), an M.Sc. degree in Biomedical Engineering from University of Tehran (2004), and a PhD degree in Computing Science from Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada (2009). He has since served as an MSFHR Research Associate at the University of British Columbia, a Research Scientist at Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, and the Head of Bioinformatics at MRC London Institute of Medical Science, before joining King's. He is one of the team leaders to develop the Epigenomic Data Coordination Centre for Canada.

His main research interest is to provide visual analytics and machine learning solutions for multi-omics data integration and analysis towards the discovery of diagnostic and therapeutic targets and predictive models for haematological malignancies.