Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

ACED-MCRC Workshop: The Use of Routine Health Data for Research on Cancer Early Detection

October 13, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

What is the Workshop?
This ACED-MCRC Workshop aims to bring experts in healthcare data from across the world together to discuss the challenges and opportunities in using healthcare data in cancer early detection. You will hear from national and regional experts about the use of healthcare data in research in the UK and US and how this can be beneficial for the ACED partnership.

Who should attend?
This workshop will be of interest for any researcher or scientist wishing to learn more about healthcare informatics in the UK and US and its uses in cancer research. It is open to researchers from across the ACED partnership, as well as any other interested scientists willing to share their knowledge and experience or wishing to learn more.

Why should I attend?
To understand the challenges and opportunities available when using healthcare data in cancer early detection.
To understand data governance arrangements for routine healthcare datasets that would be available at local, regional, or national level
To discover more about the studies that have already been undertaken, or are currently in progress, using routine healthcare datasets for research on cancer early detection
Who is speaking at the workshop?
Chaired by Professor Niels Peek, Professor of Health Informatics at the University of Manchester, our workshop will assemble a line up of national and regional experts who will share their knowledge and useful experiences of using healthcare informatics in cancer early detection.

Confirmed speakers include:

Professor Niels Peek, University of Manchester.
Professor John Holmes, University of Pennsylvania
Dr Lorena Escudero Sánchez, NCITA, University of Cambridge
Dr Aleksandra Gentry-Maharaj, UCL
Dr Kyle Ellrott, OHSU

The final agenda and registration link for the workshop can be found here.




October 13, 2020
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm