Honorary Chair, University of Birmingham Centre for Regulatory Science and Innovation
Professor Peter Bannister DPhil MBA CEng FIET, Honorary Chair, University of Birmingham Centre for Regulatory Science and Innovation
Peter combines his role at Ada, where he leads collaborations with pharma, biotech and consumer health partners to deliver AI-enabled patient-led care pathways, with an Honorary Chair at the University of Birmingham Institute of Applied Health Research affiliated with the BHP Centre for Regulatory Science and Innovation. Following academic research in medical imaging and machine learning he has gone on to develop, validate and launch multiple products for diagnostics, surgery and clinical trials. An ardent proponent of the clear application of clinical evidence standards in product development as well as the key role of technology in actively addressing health inequalities that exist in both local and global settings, Peter also chairs the Institution of Engineering and Technology Healthcare Sector alongside several National Institute of Health Research funding panels and the HDRUK-Turing Wellcome Health Data Science PhD Leadership Programme. He is an inventor on multiple patents, has served on the Academy of Medical Sciences Council where he was also selected as a Future Leader in Innovation, Enterprise and Research and is co-founder of Migration Biotherapeutics which integrates nanotechnology with cell biology to deliver new therapies for cancer.