Ross Upton is a research fellow in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and CEO and founder of Ultromics Ltd.
Areas of interest
Leveraging AI to develop outcomes-driven diagnostic tools to improve diagnosis and prevention of cardiovascular disease.
What makes Oxford such a good place to work in AI?
Oxford presents a unique mixture of world-leading computer scientists with cross-departmental links to world-leading clinicians. The University also has a very good relationship with the local NHS trusts, which facilitates the running of clinical trials. This provides three key ingredients – AI expertise, clinical insight and data – to drive AI research in healthcare.
What is the biggest opportunity or challenge in AI?
The biggest opportunity is applying AI in healthcare to improve patient outcomes – medical imaging is just one area in which we can realise life-changing improvements.
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