Loris Giordano is a PhD candidate at FARI Institute and at the Department of Electronics and Informatics (ETRO) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). Loris holds a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the VUB and UGent. He studied data analytics, image processing and techniques of artificial intelligence. His interests revolve around AI and its implementation in clinical settings, but also biomechanics. Following those topics of interest, Loris Giordano did an internship at the UZ Brussel in the department of orthopaedics during which he designed and programmed a 3D visualisation tool for hip surgery. His PhD thesis will focus on Computer Aided Diagnosis for the Marfan syndrome, a rare disease affecting the elasticity of human tissue. Loris will also contribute to the genomic data-gathering cloud platform of 101 Genomes Foundation.