Professor Lionel Tarassenko is the theme leader for the Bioengineering, Innovation & Technology research theme at the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre. On Feb 22 he gave a talk hosted by the Royal Academy of Engineering on how mobile technology is being used in modern healthcare settings.
Professor Tarassenko is the author of 120 refereed publications, 125 conference papers, 21 patents and three books. He was a founder director of Oxford BioSignals Ltd in May 2000 and a founder director of e-San Ltd (now t+ Medical) in February 2002. He is a member of the Department of Health’s Programme Management Committee for Invention for Innovation (i4i) and of the Wellcome Trust Technology Transfer Strategy Panel. He has been the Director of the Oxford Institute of Biomedical Engineering since October 2008, and he is also the Director of the Institute’s Centre of Excellence in Personalised Healthcare jointly funded by the Wellcome Trust and EPSRC since October 2009.