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Key contacts: David Snead

Funding: Innovate UK

Start date: 2018

End date: 2021

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Project overview

PathLAKE (Pathology Image data lake for Analytics, Knowledge and Education) is developing a data lake made up of pathology whole slide images and AI techniques to speed up the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The project is led by University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, collaborating with teaching hospitals and universities at Belfast, Oxford and Nottingham, electronics company Philips and the University of Warwick. The Warwick Computer Science department is developing artificial intelligence techniques and the data resource.

Warwick’s Interdisciplinary Ethics Research Group are responsible for data ethics and research ethics. Professor Tom Sorell is the lead for the IERG work, with assistance of Dr. John Guelke.