Niels Leadholm


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Dr Niels Leadholm

Doctoral Student at the


Rex Richards Building, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QU

Background

  • I am a medical doctor by training, having qualified in 2015 and practised within the NHS full-time for two years.
  • I am also co-founder and director of Medincle Ltd, a software company that distributes a biomedical plug-in to spellcheckers and speech recognition software. My directorial role is focused on product development and user experience. Medincle Website

    Research

  • My research interest is in theoretical and computational neuroscience.
  • Over the next year I will be exploring probabilistic models of cortical architecture and the emergence of feature binding in spiking neural networks.
  • This work will be divided between the groups of Professor Rafal Bogacz (MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit) and Dr Simon Stringer respectively (Oxford Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence).

    Education

  • MBChB Medicine, with Distinction
    • University of Bristol 2009-2015
  • Introduction to Computer Science & Programming in Python
    • MITx edX Oct-Dec 2013
  • BSc Cancer Biology & Immunology, First Class
    • University of Bristol 2011-2012

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