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Harnessing big data

Harnessing Big Data.

The data generated through dedicated volunteers committing to these large research programmes is a precious resource. And so it needs to be used properly to generate the maximum possible benefit for people living with and at risk of neurodegenerative disease.

In this video Craig considers how we should manage these resources and, crucially, make sure we are asking the right questions of the data.

Only through collaborative sharing of this valuable study data can knowledge build most effectively, layer by layer, to drive forwards our overall understanding of disease processes.

You can hear from Bill Gates the crucial importance of putting in place systems like the Alzheimer’s Disease Data Initiative, to make sure study data is openly accessible and can be shared with researchers around the world.

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