Professor Brendan Delaney joined Imperial in July 2015 as Chair in Medical Informatics and Decision Making. He is a practicing GP in Rotherhithe, and has an academic background in Clinical Research Informatics (CDISC standards and eSource), Clinical Trials, HTA, Modelling and Patient Safety. Brendan’s previous appointments include Wolfson Chair of General Practice at King’s College London, and Chair, Reader, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.
Brendan’s main focus of research is on ‘The Learning Health System’, using informatics tools to link both knowledge generation and knowledge utilization to routine healthcare IT systems. A particular focus being on decision support for diagnosis and the role of Artificial Intelligence in creating, curating and improving diagnostic evidence. He is associate editor of the Journal ‘Learning Health Systems’, a member of the UK Health Informatics Research Network College of Experts, Farr Institute Primary Care Lead, as well as a member for the MRC Methodology Research Panel and Vice-chair of the CRUK Early Diagnosis Expert Review Panel.
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et al., 2016, Improving the Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infection in Young Children in Primary Care: Results from the DUTY Prospective Diagnostic Cohort Study., Ann Fam Med, Vol:14, Pages:325-336
et al., 2016, Development and internal validation of a clinical rule to improve antibiotic use in children presenting to primary care with acute respiratory tract infection and cough: a prognostic cohort study., Lancet Respir Med, Vol:4, Pages:902-910
et al., Supporting first impressions reduces diagnostic error: evidence from a high-fidelity simulation, British Journal of General Practice, ISSN:1478-5242
et al., 2018, The Use of Multivitamin/Multimineral Supplements: A Modified Delphi Consensus Panel Report, Clinical Therapeutics, Vol:40, ISSN:0149-2918, Pages:640-657