athina spiliopoulou
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About me

I am a research fellow at the Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, at the University of Edinburgh. I develop machine learning and statistical methods with applications in genetic and molecular epidemiology.


My main research area is precision medicine. The goal is to identify sub-groups within the general population or a heterogeneous disease population (e.g. based on genetics or biomarker signatures) that are distinguishable with respect to disease pathogenesis, risk of disease progression, or response to treatment.

I currently work on three disease outcomes: