Andreas Karwarth

Associate Professor

University of Birmingham


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Dr Andreas Karwath

Community Member


Dr Karwath has studied applied Mathematics in the UK and Germany and received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Aberystwyth (UK). He has held a number of positions in Freiburg (Germany) and Mainz (Germany) before joining the University of Birmingham (UK).

His main research areas are concerned with the application of Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining to a variety of fields within health data and other life sciences. Apart from medical and clinical health data science, this includes Bioinformatics and Cheminformatics. From a Computer Science perspective, he is interested in structured as well as unstructured data and the fusion of different data types.

Andreas’ research interests also focus on the integration of clinical data and the extraction of information and patterns from this combined information source using modern AI techniques, such as variational autoencoders (VAEs). Furthermore, He is interested in cancer risk prediction, application of AI to Diabetes and clinical procedures, predictive toxicology, and the application of learning to rank, predictive toxicology.

Andreas is the deputy programme lead for the MSc in Health Data Science and responsible for a number of modules within the programme.

He is always looking for interested and motivated PhD students within my preferred research areas. Please contact him directly via email.

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