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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Health Data Research UK supports Prime Minister’s ambitions to use data to transform diagnosis of disease
Health Data Research UK is a pioneering national institute set up in 2017 to make game-changing improvements in people’s health by turning data into knowledge.   It welcomes today’s announcement by the Prime Minister to use data and artificial intelligence (AI) to transform the diagnosis of chronic diseases. Funded by the Medical Research...
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Chris Holmes to lead Health AI programme
Chris Holmes joins Health Data Research UK in a joint partnership with the Alan Turing Institute. Professor Chris Holmes has been appointed to lead a programme of research in health at The Alan Turing Institute. The appointment is made jointly with Health Data Research UK (HDR UK), in order to facilitate direct scientific collaboration and le...
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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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