Dr James Teo is a consultant neurologist at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He has a PhD from UCL Institute of Neurology, and completed his undergraduate degrees at University of Oxford and Royal Free & University College Medical School.
He is the clinical lead of the KCH Cogstack1, a clinical analytics platform that has unified 20 years of electronic health records in South East London for advanced Big Data analytics. This system has been used for phenotyping for the 100k Genome2,3, patient safety alerting1, operational analytics of patient flow4 and algorithmic auditing of anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation, and has been cited by in the Chief Medical Officer’s Generation Genome report5. As the informatics team lead for the Kings Health Partners Neurosciences Institute for using IT to transform clinical services and the KCH representative for the London site of Health Data Research UK. He is active in traditional clinical research, as chief investigator of a clinical trial using wearable patches for cardiac monitoring in stroke (EPACS)6 and investigator in a clinical trial of the use of smartphones in Parkinson’s Disease (SMART-PD)7.
His interest is next generation analytics including signal processing, natural language processing, graph analytics and AI-development.
He continues to be an active clinically in hyperacute stroke and acute neurology clinical activity.