It was a great pleasure hosting and listening Professor Blanca Rodriguez talk: “Augmenting drug development and cardiology with computer science”.
Blanca Rodriguez is Professor of Computational Medicine and Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford (https://www.cs.ox.ac.uk/people/blanca…). She leads the Computational Cardiovascular Science team (www.cs.ox.ac.uk/ccs), with a key focus on its members’ career development, and a large network of collaborators in industry, hospitals, academia and with regulatory bodies. Her research is on investigating the response of human hearts to disease and therapies, through computational approaches to augment experimental and clinical methods. She is also Head of the Computational Biology and Health Informatics Theme in the Department of Computer Science at Oxford, and holds leadership and advisory positions in several national and international organisations. Blanca has been awarded generous funding by research councils, charities, industry and the European Commission, including personal fellowships since 2007.