Dr Karim Lekadir
Principal Investigator (PI) and WP7 Leader
Karim is Ramon y Cajal Researcher and Director of BCN-AIM at the University of Barcelona. His research interests focuses on the application of artificial intelligence to build predictive models from multi-source big data (clinical, imaging, biological and lifestyle). The software he developed during his PhD is now used in more than 250 clinical centres worldwide. Karim is currently coordinating the euCanSHare and EarlyCause H2020 projects on big data sharing and analytics with application to personalised medicine research. He is also an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. In LongITools, he will lead the implementation of the exposome data analytics toolbox (WP2-3), and will coordinate the development of the healthcare app for cardio-metabolic risk assessment (WP7).