Alison O’Neil is a Senior Scientist in the AI Research Team at Canon Medical Research Europe and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh.
She leads a team of scientists and research students working on machine learning techniques for healthcare applications for medical imaging, natural language processing, and electronic health record data. Her research has covered techniques for medical image registration, segmentation of anatomy and pathology, anatomical landmark detection, and more recently prediction of outcomes from clinical data and the extraction of semantic information from medical text. She is Associate Editor of the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics and is the main organiser of the ICLR 2020 AI for Affordable Healthcare workshop. She has multiple publications and patents in the domain of medical AI.