We are delighted to announce the appointment of Prof Caleb Webber as UK DRI Director of Data Science.
In this new role, Prof Webber will be responsible for developing and implementing an Institute-wide strategy to harness the power of data resources and tools in our mission to find new treatments and technologies for dementia.
On the announcement, Prof Caleb Webber, said:
“I’m very excited about this new challenge. The UK DRI is a data-driven institute, and I’m determined to empower every researcher with the knowhow to interpret and exploit that data to its fullest potential. This will help guide future experiments and put us on the right track to new treatments and technology for dementia.”
Recent developments in methodology and technology are allowing us to examine the underlying causes of neurodegenerative disease like never before. With these advances has come a rapid and large expansion in the variety and volume of data. To fully exploit this valuable resource, the UK DRI is committed to investing in informatics and data science, giving researchers the tools and expertise needed to make major breakthroughs in this area.