Professor Gkoutos holds the chair of Clinical Bioinformatics, a joint appointment between the University of Birmingham Medical School and the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. He is a Faculty Affiliate Professor of Clinical Bioinformatics, Berkeley Lab, Associate Director of MRC Health Data Research UK, Co-Director of the WCH-Birmingham Research Institute and Alan Turing Fellow.
Prof Gkoutos’ research background is in the areas of clinical and biomedical informatics, health data science, computational biology, and translational research aiming at the discovery of molecular origins of human disease and the precision medicine developments of novel disease diagnostic and intervention strategies. His expertise lies in the fields of integrative systems biology, biomedical knowledge formalization, standardisation and representation, multimodal large data harmonization, interoperability and integration, comparative phenomics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and multiomics integration and analytics and has over 200 peer reviewed publications. Prof Gkoutos is closely involved with international efforts to integrate large human related phenotype datasets as well as data from the main high throughput phenotyping centres in Europe, Australasia and North America, as well as policy development initiatives, resources, standards and sharing.