UCL Institute of Health Informatics


HDR UK Molecular Data and Health Records Workshop - 5 May 2021

21 April 2021

An interactive workshop on integrating molecular data and health records for understanding causes of disease - 5 May 2021 14:00-16:00.

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To discuss the current impact and future vision for the Causes of Disease programme -

  • To bring the national communities around each theme together to develop the scientific vision for QQ2.
  • To crystallise the main achievements of QQ1.
  • To encourage novel modes of collaboration and analytical effort.

Join us in this interactive two-hour Zoom session via this link:

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Proposed Agenda:

John Danesh - Introduction and Overview

Patient Public Representatives: Chris Cunninghame and others


Chair:  Claudia Langenberg - UK ROUTINE HEALTH DATA RESOURCES 14:10 – 14:25


Cathie Sudlow, BHF Data Science Centre

Potential to enhance molecular cohorts – awaiting title

Michael Chapman, NHS Digital

Potential to support “health record first” recruitment to molecular cohorts – awaiting title


Chair: Ioanna Tzoulaki - INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS 14:25 – 14:55

Cecilia Lindgren, Oxford Big Data Institute

International Common Disease Alliance

Mike Inouye, HDRUK

Polygenic Score Catalog

Cristen Willer, University of Michigan

Global Biobank Meta-analysis Initiative

Adam Butterworth, HDRUK

HDRUK Multi-omics Cohorts Consortium


Chair: Aroon Hingorani - UK MOLECULAR COHORT INITIATIVES 14:55 – 15:25

Mark Effingham, UK Biobank

Multi-omic prospects – awaiting title

Richard Scott, Genomics England

Multi-omic prospects – awaiting title

John Bradley, NIHR BioResource

Multi-omic prospects – awaiting title

Andrew Roddam, Our Future Health

Concept & plans – awaiting title

1530 – 1600 – Discussion and Questions