Digital: the new frontier in healthcare

Everything is affected by the digital revolution. The opportunities for improving healthcare could be extraordinary. Interdisciplinary research is key to this. The UCL Festival for Digital Health will connect UCL’s world-class research in computer science, engineering, medicine and health service delivery. Together they can have a direct impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities and populations. Collaborations across engineering and healthcare will make UCL a leading institution for Digital Health research. Join us to discover new technologies, Share achievements, Network with staff, industry and healthcare and Create new collaborations – a new momentum!


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Clare Elwell

Position: Professor of Medical Physics
Affiliation: UCL Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering

Throughout Clare’s career as a medical physicist she has worked at the interface of technical development of instrumentation and its application in the clinical and life sciences. She now leads a large multidisciplinary research team developing novel optical techniques to image the brain to investigate acute brain injury, autism, malnutrition, malaria, migraine and depression. Her work has been funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Medical Research Council, the Wellcome Trust, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the British Olympic Association and industrial sponsors Hitachi Medical Systems and Hamamatsu Photonics.