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Dr Gemma Molyneux, CIRP Lead

Gemma has previously worked in academic and commercial research with a focus on stem cell biology before moving into Research Management. Gemma has managed national and international research programmes in the NHS and academia and is now leading the development of the clinical informatics research programme at DRIVE. 


John Booth, DRE Senior Data Steward 

John has worked in IT for over 30 years across many industry sectors and has been developing SQL database systems since the mid 90’s. At GOSH John has specialised in data extraction from complex healthcare systems for clinical research and now leads on the emerging FHIR standard for interoperability of research data. John has a MSc’s in Health Informatics and Data Science and is currently undertaking a PhD exploring the use of graph analytics on electronic patient record (EPR) data and is the Senior Data Engineer in the Clinical Informatics Research Program (CIRP) Team.  


Eleni Pissardiou, Data Scientist

Eleni joined the CIRP team in 2021 and supports various projects that use GOSH data focusing on the development of clinical informatics tools. Eleni has previously worked in health research and has an MSc in Statistics. 


Ethelbert Eze, Data Engineer

Ethelbert supports clinical and academic staff across the Trust with research data collection, and transformation. This includes through forms, genomic data extraction from a typical PDF genomic report to CSVs, and further transformation of these data elements to the current fast healthcare interoperability resource (FHIR). Ethelbert builds backend pipeline systems for the data collection and translation to FHIR. Ethelbert has worked on a collaborative project between GOSH and four other children's hospitals around the world called iPCHIP. This focused on genomic data engineering. He has a PhD in Machine learning, MSc in Satellite Communications, and a BSc in Electronics Engineering. 

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Jonny Sheldon, Software Engineer

Jonny joined the DRIVE team in November 2022 as a software engineer supporting projects in the DRE and CIRP teams.


Prior to joining GOSH Jonny worked in bioinformatics before training as a clinical scientist. Most of this involved developing tools to support clinical teams. He has a PhD in Microbial Bioinformatics, a BSc in Natural Sciences, and is currently finishing an MSc in Computer Science. 

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