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Opportunity profile: Using big data to prevent heart attacks

The British Heart Foundation has joined the Alan Turing Institute to launch its first targeted call linking data science and heart disease. Metin Avkiran, BHF’s associate medical director for research, told Beckie Smith how big data can help.

Through the BHF-Turing Cardiovascular Data Science Awards, the British Heart Foundation and the Turing Institute are jointly funding small and medium-scale research projects investigating how data science solutions can improve the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of cardiovascular disease.

Applicants are invited to bid for up to £50,000 for small scoping projects, or up to £150,000 for bigger projects, which can look at any area in which data science could help solve cardiovascular problems

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