Members of the ITMAT Data Science Group are involved in several projects led by Imperial College faculties and exploiting the UK Biobank data:

Exploration of genetic variants associated with high blood pressure


PI: Prof. Paul Elliott (Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
Keywords: blood pressure, genetics, GWAS, Hypertension
Data Science Group member involved: Dr Paul Blakelet (previously Deborah Schneider-Luftman)

Understanding the relationships between brain and cardiac diseases

PI: Prof. Paul Matthews (Department of Medicine)
Keywords: atherosclerosis, Brain, Cardiomyopathy, Heart, MRI, stroke
Data Science Group member involved: Dr Elsa Angelini, Florian Guitton, Dr Chengliang Dai

Correlation of genetic data with inflammatory biomarkers

PI: Dr Ioanna Tzoulaki (Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
Keywords: cardiovascular disease, CRP, GWAS, Inflammatory biomarkers
Data Science Group member involved: Dr David Mosen-Ansorena