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Medical Bioinformatics: Live @ Leeds

Monday 12 December 2016, 9am - 6pm
Seminar Room 9.58B, Level 9, Worsley Building, University of Leeds, Clarendon Way, Leeds, LS2 9NL
LIDA, 0113 343 9680,
Time Activity Speaker
09:00 – 10:00 Registration & Breakfast
10:00 – 10:35 Multi-disciplinary data analytics for consumer, patients and citizens Prof Mark Birkin

Director, LIDA & ESRC Consumer Data Research Centre, Leeds

10:35 – 12:00 Leeds Interdisciplinary Data Assets


10:35 – 11:00 Leeds Electronic Patient Record (PPM+)


Dr Geoff Hall

Chief Clinical Information Officer, Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust

11:00 – 11:20 The N8 Universities Police Data Analytics Programme Dr Carly Lightowlers

University Academic Fellow Crime & Policing, School of Law, Leeds

11:20 – 11:40 NHS Digital Update: Research Dr Simon Croker

NHS Digital

11:40 – 12:00 Air pollution exposure and impacts research at the National Centre for Atmospheric Science Prof Ally Lewis

NCAS Deputy Director, York

12:00 – 12:30


The MRC’s approach to training & the UK Institute for Health & Medical Research – an update Dr Rhoswyn Walker

Medical Research Council

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 13:55 A UK Colorectal Cancer Intelligence Hub: Linking all the datasets Prof Eva Morris

Professor of Cancer Epidemiology, LIDA, Leeds

13:55 – 14:20 Machine Learning and big data for prognosis and prediction with aggressive lymphomas Prof David Westhead

Professor of Bioinformatics, Leeds

14:20 – 15:30 Complementary Data Assets
14:20 – 14:45 The NIHR Health Informatics Collaboration Professor Jim Davies

Professor of Software Engineering, School of Computing, University of Oxford

14:45 – 15:10


UK Biobank User Update Dr Mark Effingham

UK Biobank User Update

15:10 – 15:30 Visualising image, genomics and health records data


Prof Roy Ruddle

School of Computing, Leeds

15:30 – 16:00 Tea
16:00 – 16:25 Higher resolution insights into acute myocardial infarction care and outcomes: #datasaveslives
16:25 – 16:50 The MRC eMedLab Professor Nick Luscombe

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Laboratory, Francis Crick Institute and Professor of Computational Biology, University College London

16:50 – 17:00 Closing Remarks Professor Sir Alan Langlands

Vice Chancellor, University of Leeds

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