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Barts Life Sciences Research Data Scientist talks about her work during the pandemic

“To me, it’s fascinating and vital to the future of healthcare” In the lead-up to International Clinical Trials Day, Sophie Williams, PhD, talks about how her work as a data researcher in Barts Life Sciences helped in the fight against Covid-19. “At the beginning of the pandemic, there was an incredible demand from everyone – those working in healthcare, the public...

Are you a talented data scientist? Barts Cancer Institute is recruiting:

About the Role Applications are sought for a Tissue Bank Data Scientist to lead on development of health informatics system of the Operational Centre (OC) in the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund Tissue Bank. The successful applicant will have solid understanding and supporting of clinical terminology and classifications such as SNOMED CT, ICD and HPO. The research will be based within...

Barts Life Sciences Precision Medicine Programme is recruiting for a technical architect

Barts Life Sciences is recruiting a technical architect to help develop and implement and exciting initiative to find new and personalised ways to treat patients. The successful candidate will have: Significant experience of designing and deploying cloud solution/enterprise architecture within large scale technical projects and programmes in an organisation that uses a structured design methodology. Experience managing or supporting the...

Barts Life Sciences is recruiting for a Research Data Engineer

Research Data Engineer An exciting opportunity to be involved at the cutting edge of life sciences innovation in east London. This role is for a talented senior data engineer to join a growing team which is focused on projects and applications that will be using analytics and machine learning as the primary means of delivering innovative health care products and...

Barts Life Sciences visits Qatar Biobank

Doha: A group of six delegates who are precision medicine experts from the United Kingdom visited Qatar Biobank, part of QF-RDI, recently. Qatar Biobank team led by Dr. Nahla Afifi, Director of Qatar Biobank, took them on a tour to show the latest equipment and technologies Qatar Biobank is working with to guarantee the best quality standards complying with being...

Innovation Forum’s IMAGINE IF! accelerator for life sciences and healthtech ventures is now open for applications – deadline extended to 9th March

***The deadline for applications for IMAGINE IF has now been extended to 9th March so there is still time to apply for this exciting programme. ***You can refer founders who might benefit from the programme via this link IMAGINE IF! 2022 – Founder Referral (airtable.com) Applications are now open for the Innovation Forum’s IMAGINE IF! accelerator programme. This year IF...

CAP-AI cohort 1 team publishes new paper: Online health forums: a treasure trove of insights into patient experience and concerns

Research involving the Turing is using AI to extract invaluable information about patients’ individual journeys The development of new and effective drugs, health services and policies requires close cooperation between clinical researchers, the pharmaceutical industry and patients. For this reason, regulators worldwide, including the US Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency, are pushing for patients and their...

Temporality of clinical factors associated with pancreatic cancer: a case-control study using linked electronic health records

Barts Life Sciences’ CAP-AI fellow Dayem Ullah and principal investigators Claude Chelala and Hemant Kocher have published a new paper in the BMC cancer journal on their project analysing the temporality of clinical factors associated with pancreatic cancer using linked electronic health records. The full article can be found here: https://bmccancer.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12885-021-09014-w Abstract Background Pancreatic cancer risk is poorly quantified in...