News & Blog

220 members already!

12th March 2020

The DEMON Network is off to a great start with 220 members already. That’s fantastic news as the bigger the Network the better the collaborative opportunities there will be for all of us. We have a fantastic mix of data scientists, AI specialists, clinicians, dementia researchers and industry partners. This diversity will really help people […]

DPUK datathon at Ulster University Postponed

10th March 2020

*** Due to Coronavirus the DPUK datathon at Ulster University has been postponed *** Hopefully it will be rearranged for later in the year. You can sign up for updates about the DPUK datathon series here. ************************************** Innovate in multidisciplinary teams to reveal new insights for dementia treatment – Free cohort analysis workshop to kick-start […]

DEMON Network Podcast

17th February 2020

Stream Dementia Researcher’s latest podcast now discussing the new Deep Dementia Phenotyping (DEMON) Network!    Today’s topic is the new DEMON Network the new national network for the application for data science and AI applied to dementia research. Led by Professor David Llewellyn at the University of Exeter and supported by Alzheimer’s Research UK, the Alan Turing […]

Opportunity: DEMON Network National Leads

17th January 2020

We are recruiting National Leads to provide strategic support to the Network in five key areas.

Machine Learning Datathon to Combat Dementia Blog

12th April 2019

A branch of artificial intelligence which is based on training computers to learn patterns has the ability to transform our understanding of dementia. David Llewellyn co-leads the first Dementias Platform UK datathon next month. He explains why machine learning could be the beginning of the end for this devastating condition. Dementia isn’t a single disease […]

Machine Learning for Dementia Datathon

26th March 2019

Are you a data scientist interested in dementia? We’re looking for innovators with expertise in machine learning to take part in an exciting datathon on the 1st-3rd of May 2019 at the University  of Exeter. The event will bring together scientists to develop new ways of predicting and diagnosing dementia with real-world clinical data. This […]

Artificial Intelligence and Dementia: Q&A

20th August 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) – human intelligence exhibited by machines – in healthcare is developing rapidly, with many applications currently in use or in development in the UK and worldwide. We speak to Dr David Llewellyn, a Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Exeter Medical School, about the impact of AI on dementia diagnosis. […]