Shameer Khader, Ph.D

Country: United States of America

Position: Senior Director (AI/ML, Data Science, Digital Health and Bioinformatics)

Organization: AstraZeneca

Accelarating Drug Discovery and (Re)Positioning using Big Data and Machine intelligence

Dr. Shameer Khader is a senior director of advanced analytics, data science, and bioinformatics at AstraZeneca, a global, science-led biopharmaceuticals company. At AstraZeneca, he leads a global team of data scientists, biomedical scientists, statisticians, and software engineers. He oversees a portfolio of projects in oncology and biopharma to accelerate drug discovery and development using biomedical and clinical big data using machine intelligence approaches. Before this role, he was a Program Director of Machine Learning & Data Science at Northwell Health, New York, USA. He built the first data science team, developed the strategy and lead operational data science activities for one of the largest health systems in the country with 12 billion in revenue.

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