Ali Daowd

About Me


Currently, I am a Master of Health Informatics (MHI) student at the NICHE research group. My MHI thesis project involves developing a web-based tool for citizens to monitor their health status with regard to chronic diseases and comorbidities. I also hold a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree from RCSI-Bahrain.

Research Interests

My research interests include: eHealth; public health informatics; patient self management; patient-oriented care; health data visualization; and behaviour change.



Ali Daowd; Samina Abidi; Syed Sibte Raza Abidi

Knowledge Graph Completion Method Applied to Literature-Based Discovery for Predicting Missing Links Targeting Cancer Drug Repurposing Inproceedings

In: 20th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIME 2022), June 14-17, 2022, Halifax, Springer, 2022.

BibTeX | Tags: Knowledge Graphs, Link Prediction, Literature-Based Discovery


Ali Daowd; Michael Barrett; Samina Abidi; Syed Sibte Raza Abidi

A Framework To Build A Causal Knowledge Graph for Chronic Diseases and Cancers By Discovering Semantic Associations from Biomedical Literature Inproceedings

In: 2021 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI), Victoria, BC, Canada, IEEE, 2021, ISBN: 978-1-6654-0132-6.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Causal relations, Chronic Illness, Knowledge Graphs

Ali Daowd; Michael Barrett; Samina Raza Abidi; Syed Sibte Raza Abidi

Building a Knowledge Graph Representing Causal Associations between Risk Factors and Incidence of Breast Cancer Inproceedings

In: 31st Medical Informatics Europe (MIE2021), 2021.

BibTeX | Tags: Knowledge Graphs, Risk Factors

Michael Barrett; Ali Daowd; Samina Raza Abidi; Syed Sibte Raza

A Knowledge Graph of Mechanistic Associations Between COVID-19, Diabetes Mellitus and Kidney Diseases Inproceedings

In: 31st Medical Informatics Europe (MIE2021), 2021.

BibTeX | Tags: CoVid-19, Knowledge Graphs


Ali Daowd; Syed M Faizan; Samina Raza Abidi; Ashraf Abusharekh; A Shehzad; Syed Sibte Raza Abidi

Towards Personalized Lifetime Health: A Platform for Early Multimorbid Chronic Disease Risk Assessment and Mitigation Inproceedings

In: 17th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics (MEDINFO'19), Aug 26-30, pp. 935 - 939, Lyon, France, 2019.

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