DASH – Data Science Center in Health

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A knowledge hub, community, and facilitator in the field of health data science.

Embracing the power of data-driven innovation can revolutionize the field of health and care. Despite the potential, evidence-based applications in this field are scarce, DASH can  bridge this gap by offering a wealth of knowledge, fostering a vibrant community, and engaging in project development activities. Our mission is to champion data-driven innovation in prevention and care.

What can you find at DASH?

What sets DASH apart is their cutting-edge facilities and activities, whit local and international iampact. DASH provides seamless support across research, education, and implementation for  data science, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and eHealth, keys for the UMCG’s identity and that HTRIC supports.

DASH acts as a catalyst, facilitating projects from foundational research to their real-world application in clinical settings. Moreover, DASH specialize in navigating the ethical, legal, and social aspects (ELSA) inherent in innovative data-intensive research, ensuring your projects are not only groundbreaking but also ethically sound.

At DASH, you can find managing population- and patient-based cohort data, offering expertise in linking datasets, developing advanced data analysis techniques, crafting state-of-the-art IT solutions, and connecting you with valuable partners.With DASH and HTRIC, your innovative ideas can thrive and transform the landscape of healthcare.


Entrance 43 UMCG
9713 GZ


Michiel Hooiveld

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