Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Chair in Medical Informatics and Decision Making



brendan.delaney CV




Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing (QEQM)St Mary's Campus





Professor Brendan Delaney joined  Imperial in July 2015 as Chair in Medical Informatics and Decision Making, and Director of the Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality. He is a practicing GP in Rotherhithe, and has an academic background in Clinical Research Informatics, 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. 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, CRUK Early Diagnosis Expert Review Panel and the HTA Efficient Trial Designs Review Panel.



Kostopoulou O, Porat T, Corrigan D, et al., Supporting first impressions reduces diagnostic error: evidence from a high-fidelity simulation, British Journal of General Practice, ISSN:1478-5242

Corrigan D, Munnelly G, Kazienko P, et al., 2017, Requirements and validation of a prototype learning health system for clinical diagnosis, Learning Health Systems, ISSN:2379-6146, Pages:e10026-e10026

Ethier J-F, Curcin V, McGilchrist MM, et al., 2017, eSource for clinical trials: Implementation and evaluation of a standards-based approach in a real world trial., Int J Med Inform, Vol:106, Pages:17-24

Friedman CP, Allee NJ, Delaney BC, et al., 2017, The science of Learning Health Systems: Foundations for a new journal, Learning Health Systems, Vol:1, ISSN:2379-6146, Pages:e10020-e10020

Johnson DA, Katz PO, Armstrong D, et al., 2017, The Safety of Appropriate Use of Over-the-Counter Proton Pump Inhibitors: An Evidence-Based Review and Delphi Consensus, Drugs, Vol:77, ISSN:0012-6667, Pages:547-561

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