Spiros Denaxas

Spiros Denaxas


Professor Spiros Denaxas is the BHF Data Science Centre Associate Director and Theme Lead for Defining Disease.

The focus of Spiros’s theme is to create computer-friendly information to better define cardiovascular disease. These are added to an open Phenotype Library – a directory of tools and guides to speed up understanding of disease.


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 Computational Phenotyping theme.

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.