I am among the World’s top 2% scientists based on Scopus data, published by Elsevier (doi:10.17632/btchxktzyw.6)
Kick-off meeting of a new project to investigate outcomes of pregnant women with pre-existing heart disease. This is the first England-wide study, funded by British Heart Foundation, led by University of Cambridge, involving Imperial College London, University of Manchester, University of Bristol and University of Sheffield.
Best paper award at NeurIPS 2022 workshop on Synthetic Data for Machine Learning! We devised a method to generate synthetic tabular clinical data for underrepresented groups to mitigate health data poverty. Paper in arXiv:2210.13958
I am an invited speaker at the congress of Italian Society for the Study of Arteriosclerosis (Società Italiana per lo Studio dell'Aterosclerosi - SISA), where I will be talking about the opportunities and challenges created by Artificial Intelligence.
I am inivited to talk about Artificial Intelligence and Ethics in clinical decision making, at the Faculty of Law, University of Trento.
I am on the Editorial Board of BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making journal.
I am an invited scientific reviewer for Future and Emerging Technologies (FET Open), as part of European Commission's Horizon 2020 programme.
I am an invited speaker at the 28th National Congress of Palliative Care (SICP 2021), organized by the Italian Society of Palliative Care (Società Italiana di Cure Palliative). I will be talking about the potential of machine learning in clinical decision making in general with a focus on patients' survival prediction. Event photos https://photos.app.goo.gl/EecVTAzVC8J5dHzX7
I am editing a Special Issue on "Electronic Health Record Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery" in the Frontiers of Data Mining and Management Journal, together with Prof. Tru Cao and Prof. Hulin Wu from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA.
I am an Associate Editor for Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing Journal (published by Frontiers in Computer Science) led by Prof. Paul Lukowicz (German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence - DFKI) and Prof. Kristof Van Laerhoven (University of Siegen, Germany).
Kick-off meeting of a new project, NeuroArt P3 - Artificial intelligence of imaging, clinical and neurological data for predictive, preventive and personalized (P3) medicine funded by the Italian Ministry of Health (Ministero della Salute). The project is led by San Martino Hospital (Genova) and includes some of the major Italian hospitals such as San Raffaele (Milano), Gaslini Children's Hospital (Genova), Don Gnocchi (Firenze), APSS (Trento) as well as University of Genova. My interview describing the project can be found in: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCJvu6zB9CE. Further information here.
I am an invited speaker at Better Future of Healthy Ageing 2020, a conference organised as part of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, held under the auspices of the European Commission. I will present my work on the future prospects of machine learning to induce behaviour change towards healthier lifestyles. See invited speakers.
Students from my group won the first prize in Critical Care datathon competition organised by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), European Society of Intensive Medicine (ESICM) and sponsored by Google. My interview can be found in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MF_Ja5F0DG4. Press release by the regional government is here.
I am an invited speaker at the 2018 National Congress of Telecaridology (Congresso Nazionale di Telecardiologia), supported by some of the leading medical device companies including Bayer, Boston Scientific, Abott and Medtronic. In my talk, I will describe the potential role of machine learning and BigData to transform and enhance the current practices in cardiology. A short interview can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hPmntlFm6I
My interview on our work in analysis of behaviour of patients with bipolar disorder can be found here
An EU Marie Curie International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (IRSES) proposal in the area of healthcare has been accepted for funding. The UbiHealth project will involve partners from Europe (Italy, Switzerland, UK, Denmark), USA (Georgia and California), Latin America (Mexico and Chile) and Asia (China).
I edited a Theme Issue on "Mental health and the impact of ubiquitous technologies" together with Dr. Bert Arnrich, ETH, Zurich and Prof. Jakob Bardram, ITU, Copenhagen. The Theme Issue was published in Springer's Personal and Ubiquitous Computing Journal
My (now former) student, Andrei Popleteev (Papliatseyeu) has successfully defended his PhD thesis! Co-advised with Dr. Oscar Mayora
I am on the Steering Committee of Pervasive Health conference.
I am Guest Editor of a Special Issue on “Mental Health and the Impact of Ubiquitous Technologies” organised in Personal and Ubiquitous Computing Journal. Open call for submissions is here. Manuscript submission deadline: 21st January 2011.
I am Guest Editor of Journal of Methods of Information in Medicine, Special Issue on Pervasive Healthcare.
I will be co-chairing the 4th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare 2010. See www.pervasivehealth.org
Submission deadline: December 4th, 2009.
I’m organising a workshop on Technologies to Counter CognitiveDecline (TCCD ‘09). Submission deadline: February 15, 2009.
The workshop is being held in conjunction with Pervasive Health ‘09conference.