A new exciting leadership role

An exciting leadership role has opened up with the Health Informatics Centre to be our Deputy Director for a UK Wide Research Data Hub. We are looking at candidates now for this post, if you are interested in finding out more we would love to hear from you. Full details of the role can be found on the University of Dundee website....

HIC support this Joint Statement from the Medical and Social Research Community

GP health data are crucial for the planning and provision of health services and to enable research discoveries that save and improve people’s lives   Combatting the COVID-19 pandemic has depended upon the ability to collect, link, access and use health data for research. It has allowed the NHS to identify and protect millions of people at high risk from COVID-19, to deliver and monitor the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccination programme, and to identify life-saving treatments for COVID-19, including dexamethasone. These benefits must not stop with COVID-19. They must also ex...

HIC are to lead and collaborate on 3 major new projects researching chronic pain

HIC are delighted to announce their leadership and collaboration in 3 major new projects researching chronic pain. University of Dundee scientists and clinicians have secured £5 million in funding to aid research that aims to establish the causes of vulnerability to chronic pain and advance treatment. Two Dundee-led projects within the University’s School of Medicine have been awarded the funds by the Advanced Pain Discovery Platform (APDP), a funding mechanism created by UKRI, Versus Arthritis and Eli Lily. Chronic pain affects millions of people in the UK and is often link...

Using machine learning approaches for multi-omics data analysis

Excited to announce a new publication lead by HIC: Using machine learning approaches for multi-omics data analysis: A review...

Cohort Discovery on the HDR Innovation Gateway

Delighted to announce exciting new functionality within the Health Data Research gateway, delivered by the Dundee jointly led CO-CONNECT project. "Cohort Discovery" is a new tool that allows researchers to search by specific population criteria across multiple datasets.  Read the full story ...