Big data: the answer to a big problem? (RCPsych Congress 2018)


Following his keynote address at the 2018 RCPsych International Congress, Professor Simon Lovestone talks to Raj Persaud about the use of ‘big data’ in psychiatric research. Focusing on dementia and Alzheimer’s, he reveals the ways in which pseudonymised real-world data has been used to develop our understanding of mental illness, and the opportunities that this provides for future research.


Date published: 7 August 2018 

Presenter: Dr Raj Persaud

Interviewee: Professor Simon Lovestone

Audio running time: 22 minutes

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