Dr Amos Folarin
Senior Software Development Group Leader
Amos Folarin is the Senior Software Development Group Leader at King’s College London – National Institute for Health Research Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (jointly funded NIHR BRC-MH and UCL IHI/UCLH BRC). His background is in biochemistry/molecular biology (Bristol). He moved into the computational biology field and has since worked as a data scientist/software developer over the last 16 years (Inpharmatica, Birkbeck, University College London, King’s College London South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust – KCL/SLaM). Amos joined the NIHR BRC-MH Bioinformatics group in 2012 as the Software Developer Group Lead with a goal of creating an embedded software development team to drive strategic projects for the BRC-MH and SLaM. Amos is currently working on developing the RADAR-base data collection platform for remote monitoring using wearable devices, mobile phone sensors, and mobile apps. Other projects of interest include monitoring seasonal infectious diseases, deep-learning image analysis pipelines for high-content screening.
Mobile Health (mHealth); clinical Informatics; bioinformatics and genetics.
- Predicting depressive symptom severity through individuals' nearby bluetooth device count data collected by mobile phones: Preliminary longitudinal study
- A prospective, randomized, single-blinded, crossover trial to investigate the effect of a wearable device in addition to a daily symptom diary for the remote early detection of SARS-CoV-2 infections (COVID-RED): a structured summary of a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
- Multi-domain clinical natural language processing with MedCAT: The Medical Concept Annotation Toolkit
- Measuring the effect of Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs) on mobility during the COVID-19 pandemic using global mobility data