David Harrison MD, DSc, FRCPath, FRCPEd, FRCSEd graduated from the University of Edinburgh and trained as a histopathologist. Whilst clinically specialising in liver and kidney, his research interests are broader, coming under the general banner of systems biology and AI applied to pathology. He is currently Professor of Pathology in St Andrews, and Director of Development for Laboratory Medicine in NHS Lothian. David holds honorary chairs in Glasgow, Florida and Edinburgh; in the latter of these he was Professor of Pathology for 12 years and Director of the Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre. Alongside his clinical and academic work, David is director in several small biotech companies, he chairs the UK Committee on Carcinogenicity and is Chairperson of numerous charities. He is Director of the Scotland-wide iCAIRD consortium (Industrial Centre for AI Research in Digital Diagnostics), funded by Innovate UK.