UKRI Innovation Fund Fellowships

12 Feb 2018

Three new three year UKRI Innovation Fund Fellowships have been awarded to researchers at LSHTM, aligned with Health Data Research UK, all three have strong links to the Electronic Health Records research group. Rosalind Eggo will be using linked health and environmental data to assess joint effects of air pollution and circulating infections on health outcomes. Caroline Minassian has developed a new algorithm to identify pregnancies in UK electronic health records in collaboration with the Clinical Practice Research Datalink, and will be using these data to study the neglected area of thyroid disease in pregnancy. Harriet Forbes will be assessing the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of herpes zoster vaccines using data from both the UK and the USA.