BREATHE - Health Data Research Hub for Respiratory Health


WEBINAR: BREATHE's virtual showcase of the Hub

Watch BREATHE's virtual showcase to learn more about the Hub and what we offer, as part of Health Data Research UK’s virtual seminar series.

Watch the BREATHE virtual showcase

BREATHE Showcase: Innovation through Collaboration

Through its collaborations with industry and charity partners, BREATHE is exploring new ways of using data to deliver improvements in the treatment, care and management of respiratory conditions, from COPD to cystic fibrosis.

Hear first-hand how our partnerships are creating new opportunities in health data research, with synthetic datasets, linkage with national health records, and employing AI for new ways of doing clinical trials.

Find out how you can harness these opportunities for your own research, accessing high-quality respiratory datasets alongside our world-leading expertise.

Programme and speakers

Welcome and introduction

Professor Aziz Sheikh, Director, BREATHE

Overview of the Hub and our story so far  Professor Aziz Sheikh, Director, BREATHE

Our partnerships: exploring new ways of using data 

  • Diveplane: Synthetic datasets

  • Cystic Fibrosis Trust: Linking data with national health records

  • Savana: AI for new ways of doing clinical trials

Chair: Monica Fletcher, Partnerships and Sustainability Lead, BREATHE

Panel discussion

Chair: Monica Fletcher, Partnerships and Sustainability Lead, BREATHE

  • Antony Chuter, Lay Lead, BREATHE

  • Rebecca Cosgriff, Director of Data & Quality Improvement, Cystic Fibrosis Trust

  • Alan Cross, Chief Commercial Officer, Diveplane

  • Professor David Ford, Chief Data Officer, BREATHE

  • Darren Lee, Country Manager UK & Ireland, Savana

  • Professor Jenni Quint, Deputy Director, BREATHE

  • Professor Aziz Sheikh, Director, BREATHE
Summary and close Professor Aziz Sheikh, Director, BREATHE 
Close of event 

About the Health Data Research Hubs seminar series

Since launching in October 2019, seven Health Data Research Hubs have demonstrated that their uniquely collaborative, cross-sector and fast-paced method of working delivers results that make a difference to patients’ lives. Led by HDR UK, in the past year the Hubs have also pivoted to support the UK’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, enabling research in areas such as infection rates, vaccine rollout, and understanding the impact of COVID-19 on specific disease areas.

In May and June 2021, HDR UK hosted a series of seminars showcasing each Hub in detail.