Imperial College London

Dr Ibrahim Emam

Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Research Associate



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William Penney LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Ibrahim Emam is a Research Associate leading the development of translational medicine data management platform (PlatformTM). Before that he was a senior software engineer at the Functional Genomics group at the European Bioinformatics Institute developing the Gene Expression Atlas and ArrayExpress2. He received his PhD in Research Data Management from Imperial College and his MSc in Bioinformatics from the University of Oxford and his double major BSc in Computer Science and Biology from the American University in Cairo Egypt. His research interests are bioinformatics application design and development, large scale biomedical data management and analysis, data standardization, modeling and visualisation.



Rocca-Serra P, Gu W, Ioannidis V, et al., 2023, The FAIR Cookbook-the essential resource for and by FAIR doers, Scientific Data, Vol:10

Welter D, Juty N, Rocca-Serra P, et al., 2023, FAIR in action-a flexible framework to guide FAIRification, Scientific Data, Vol:10

Emam I, Elyasigomari V, Matthews A, et al., 2019, PlatformTM, a standards-based data custodianship platform for translational medicine research., Scientific Data, Vol:6, ISSN:2052-4463, Pages:149-149

Wang S, Pandis I, Johnson D, et al., 2014, Optimising Correlation Matrix Calculations on Gene Expression Data, Bmc Bioinformatics, Vol:15, ISSN:1471-2105


Oehmichen A, Guitton F, Agapow P, et al., 2018, A multi-tenant computational platform for translational medicine, 38th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), IEEE, Pages:1553-1556, ISSN:1063-6927

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