Health Data Research UK

—– Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) is the national Institute for data science in healthcare.

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HDR UK mission

—–Our mission is to make game-changing improvements in the health of patients and populations through research and innovation.

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—–Our UK team of experts develops and applies cutting-edge data science approaches to health data to address the most pressing health research challenges facing the public.

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Health Data Research UK

By harnessing health and biomedical data in the UK, HDR UK will develop and apply cutting edge data science approaches in order to address the most pressing health research challenges facing the public.

HDR UK is a joint investment led by the Medical Research Council, together with the National Institute for Health Research (England), the Chief Scientist Office (Scotland), Health and Care Research Wales, Health and Social Care Research and Development Division (Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland), the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Economic and Social Research Council, the British Heart Foundation and Wellcome.

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Digital Innovation Hubs: Developing a UK Wide Health Data Research Platform
Developing a UK Wide Health Data Research Platform We are planning a Technology Sector Symposium to start a conversation with potential partners to help us develop the new platform for the Digital Innovation Hub. Details of our event are below and you can register your interest in attending the event by emailing enquiries@hdruk.ac.uk. This ...
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£37.5m investment in Digital Innovation Hubs to tackle Britain’s biggest health challenges
Faster development of new treatments for diseases like cancer, heart disease and asthma are set to emerge following a £37.5 million investment in new Digital Innovation Hubs across the UK. The new hubs will help connect regional health and care data with biomedical data in secure environments. This will pave the way for NHS, academic researche...
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Health Data Research UK is funded by

Medical Research Council
British Heart Foundation
Chief Scientist Office
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Economic & Social Research Council
Health and Care Research Wales
Public Health Agency
National Institute for Health Research
Wellcome
Medical Research Council
British Heart Foundation
Chief Scientist Office
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Economic & Social Research Council
Health and Care Research Wales
Public Health Agency
National Institute for Health Research
Wellcome
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