Crowdsourcing

Mr Danny Mitry, our Ophthalmology Clinical Lead, is working on some fascinating and important projects with the UK Biobank. In one of these, they are recruiting untrained individuals to analyse vast quantities of clinical eye images, allowing them to collect a wealth of data based on rapid analysis of pattern-recognition tasks that would otherwise be very laborious. The technique, known as ‘crowdsourcing’, was interestingly pioneered in the development of the Oxford English Dictionary, genealogy, and other branches of science, including astronomy! Now, the UK Biobank will be putting the method to use for the benefit of human health.

Read the full report here

 

Other news

28th May 2022

Retinal Detachment

UK Biobank project that our Ophthalmology Clinical Lead, Danny Mitry is involved with, focuses on Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD),…
25th April 2022

Crowdsourcing

Mr Danny Mitry, our Ophthalmology Clinical Lead, is working on some fascinating and important projects with the UK Biobank.
31st March 2022

Incomplete Systemic Recovery and Metabolic Phenoreversion in Post-Acute-Phase Nonhospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Professor Toby Richards, our Clinical Lead for Vascular Surgery, and his colleagues have been investigating the functional recovery of…