Electronic Health Records

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MRC LID Studentships

The 2018-19 MRC LID Studentships are now open for application, and as part of that the projects list is now live on the web.

Thursday, 16 November 2017
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Young Scientists: Public Trust in using Electronic Health Records for Research

The Electronic Health Records (EHR) group at LSHTM recently hosted a group of visiting Young Scientists during their visit to LSHTM in September 2017. Sinéad Langan and Erin Lafferty led this programme of work with major contributions from public engagement champions in the EHR team. The experience was highly enjoyable with great engagement between team members and the Young Scientists. This...

Monday, 6 November 2017
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British Science Festival in Brighton

Charlotte Warren-Gash attended the British Science Festival in Brighton this month as part of her British Science Association Media Fellowship. She visited events ranging from the ethics of bio-art to genome donation, and bioengineering to the psychology of parenting. Read her festival reports...

Wednesday, 27 September 2017
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International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management – Montreal Aug 2017

Sam Wilkinson & Ian Douglas     Sam’s thoughts: As a new student of pharmacoepidemiology- and a first-time attendee of ICPE- I was initially overwhelmed. All the sessions seemed relevant and interesting, and the first challenge was to use the time efficiently. By the end though, I felt encouraged. My research focuses on Type 2 Diabetes drugs, and I spent most of my time attending...

Monday, 11 September 2017
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Wellcome Trust Biomedical Vacation Scholarship

Heather Eames, a 3rd year Pharmacy student at University College Cork, Ireland was awarded a Wellcome Trust Biomedical Vacation Scholarship to conduct a summer research project with the EHR group at the Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, LSHTM under the supervision of Dr Sarah-Jo Sinnott and Associate Professor Ian Douglas. This competitive scholarship is awarded to promising...

Tuesday, 5 September 2017
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Where did statistical software come from?

Sarah C Gadd, John Tazare A hugely important part of studying the epidemiology of diseases is being able to use statistics appropriately. Members of the Electronic Health Records group often write code in statistical programming languages in order to process and analyse data, but we rarely discuss how these programs came to exist. A number of developments in computer science were led by a desire...

Monday, 31 July 2017
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Barriers and facilitators to linking and sharing routine health data for research

Today Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash discusses ‘Barriers and facilitators to linking and sharing routine health data for research’ on the PHG...

Friday, 16 June 2017
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Wellcome Trust Biomedical Vacation Scholarship awarded

Promoting Research amongst Undergraduate Students Dr Sarah-Jo Sinnott, Dr Ian Douglas and co-applicant Heather Eames have been awarded a Wellcome...

Friday, 2 June 2017
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British Science Association Media Fellowship awarded

Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash has been awarded a 2017 Media Fellowship from the British Science Association. This scheme offers scientists a unique...

Thursday, 1 June 2017
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Nephrology Journal Club

Wednesday 26th April’s Nephrology Journal Club is going to be based on a recent paper written by members of out group. Laurie Tomlinson has...

Wednesday, 26 April 2017
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Report from 1st EDEN Forum

By Anna Ascott School researcher, Dr Sinéad Langan helped organise the first European Dermatology Epidemiology Network (EDEN) Forum, which was...

Monday, 24 April 2017