Michael Barnes leads a bioinformatics team working across the many areas of bioscience, including genomics, drug discovery, stratified medicine, high performance computing, machine learning and artificial intelligence and health informatics with a unified objective to drive forward translation into the clinic. Michael is also an HDR-UK Investigator. He is a co-investigator and leads data integration on several MRC stratified medicine projects, including MRC PSORT (Psoriasis), MRC RA-Map (RA), MRC MATURA (RA) and MRC CLUSTER (Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis). He serves on the MRC Methodology Research Panel, UKRI Genomic Expert Panel and also advises on a number of project boards, including the MRC-eMedLab HPC facility, the IMI etriks project and the F1000 faculty.

Research interests

Michael leads research at the Turing focused on the application of novel machine learning and AI algorithms to precision medicine and healthcare. He is also interested in explainable AI.