Spiros Denaxas is Professor of Biomedical Informatics based at the Institute of Health Informatics and Associate Director at the British Heart Foundation Data Science Centre leading the Defining Disease work area.

His research (http://denaxaslab.org) focuses on creating and evaluating algorithms for phenotyping, risk prediction, data modelling, and disease subtype discovery in structured electronic health records, clinical and omics data.

Spiros leads Health Data UK’s (HDR UK) National Phenotype Library project (http://phenotypes.healthdatagateway.org/) which provides an open access library of electronic health record phenotyping algorithms and enables reproducible research at scale.