Denaxas Lab

Chart showing temperature and mortality of London for every week of 11 years, 1840-50. The shaded black colour denotes the extent by which the weekly deaths exceed the average; the yellow colour denotes the extent by which the weekly deaths are below the average; the red colour denotes the extent by which the mean temperature of the week exceeds the mean temperature of the years 1771-1849; the solid black denotes the extent by which the mean weekly temperature is below the mean temperature of the years 1771-1849. -- William Farr, downloaded from http://wellcomeimages.org/ William Farr, Report on the mortality of cholera in England, 1848-49, 1852

Our lab works at the intersection of clinical research and computer science. Our research uses electronic health records, electronic data generated during routine healthcare interactions, with data-driven computational methods and tools for improving human health and healthcare. We are based at the Institute of Health Informatics at University College London which is part of Health Data Research UK, the national institute for data science in healthcare. (more info)