Position: Professor of Computational Medicine
Location: Oxford, UK
Blanca Rodriguez is Professor of Computational Medicine and Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. She leads the Computational Cardiovascular Science team (www.cs.ox.ac.uk/ccs), with a key focus on its members' career development, and a large network of collaborators in industry, hospitals, academia and with regulatory bodies. Her research is on human in silico trials to investigate the response of human diseased hearts to therapies, through computational modelling and simulation augmenting experimental and clinical methods. She is also Head of the Computational Biology and Health Informatics Theme in the Department of Computer Science at Oxford, and holds leadership and advisory positions in several national and international organisations. Blanca has been awarded generous funding by research councils, charities, industry and the European Commission, including personal fellowships since 2007.
Prof Rodriguez is from Valencia, Spain, where she studied Engineering and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering. She then trained as a postdoc in the USA and joined Oxford, where she has held personal research fellowships since 2007.