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Virtual DPUK datathon kick starts dementia cohort research online

An international group of scientists from universities and industry is logging into the first virtual DPUK datathon which starts today.

Professor Kia Nobre elected to National Academy of Sciences

DPUK scientist Professor Kia Nobre has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her distinguished achievements in cognitive neuroscience.

Researchers assess reliability of UK Biobank cognitive tests

DPUK-funded researchers have published the results of their investigation into the reliability and validity of cognitive tests undertaken as part of the UK Biobank health data cohort.

Comment: COVID has exposed the need for flexible global data access

At a time when the work of disease modellers has been thrust into the spotlight, DPUK’s director, Professor John Gallacher, comments on the important role of technology platforms which democratise access to global health data.

Dates for your diary

Virtual DPUK datathon

Tuesday, 02 June 2020 to Friday, 12 June 2020

At the virtual DPUK datathon, researchers work online in multidisciplinary teams in the DPUK Data Portal. You will experiment with different methodologies to predict dementia risk and likelihood of conversion from mild cognitive impairment to dementia. Research questions will centre around longitudinal modelling of disease and cognitive change.