BHP Fundamental and Translational Research through the 100k Genome Project

A workshop to outline the West Midlands’ role in the National 100k Genome Project will take place Tuesday, 11th November from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm in room S104 in the School of Cancer Sciences.

Researchers!  This will explain the project to you and suggest how you could use the data for your own research questions. Continue reading


Seminar: Health Informatics and the possibilities for your research.

Monday 20th October 11.30-12.30 IBR Seminar Room (N143)

The seminar will showcase two sources of Health informatics data, give examples of how researchers have used these resources and opportunities for your own research to be enhanced by the resources.

Speakers are:

  • Professor Tom Marshall, Professor of Public Health and Primary Care. Tom uses The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database, a source of electronic primary care records to assist earlier identification of chronic diseases.
  • Dr Krish Nirantharakumar is a Senior Clinical Lecturer his research focuses on the role of informatics and digital technology in the management of diabetes and multiple morbidities.
  • Daniel Ray is Director of Informatics at UHB and one of the leads in the Quality and Outcomes Research Unit (QuORU) at UHB

Open to all, no registration required.