PathLAKE is one of a network of five Centres of Excellence in digital pathology and medical imaging

Supported by a £50m investment from the Data to Early Diagnosis and Precision Medicine strand of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, managed and delivered by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

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PathLAKE

PathLAKE will play a leading role in the development, validation and implementation of AI in cellular pathology. It will be an invaluable resource for researchers and UK industry, enabling a step change in the understanding of disease and the provision of patient healthcare.

What We Offer

Access to pathologists
Access to pathologists
Access to data scientists
Access to data scientists
Education & Training
Education & Training
Data lake access
Data lake access
Professor David Snead

Professor Snead is a consultant pathologist at the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire and Professor of Pathology Practice at the University of Warwick. He has been in post at Coventry for 20 years. He is the founding director of PathLAKE, one of the five Innovate UK funded centres of excellence for the development of artificial intelligence in digital pathology and radiology.

He is an international expert in the use of digital pathology having led Coventry to be one of the ...

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Professor Nasir Rajpoot

Hailing from the ancient Asian city of Multan, Nasir Rajpoot is Professor of Computational Pathology at the University of Warwick and Honorary Scientist at the Department of Pathology, University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust. He is the founding head of Tissue Image Analytics (TIA) lab at Warwick since 2012 and also co-Director of the recently funded £15m PathLAKE centre of excellence on AI in pathology since Jan 2019.

The focus of current research in TIA l...

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Professor Manuel Salto-Tellez

Professor Manuel Salto-Tellez (MD-LMS, FRCPath, FRCPI) is the Chair of Molecular Pathology at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), a clinical consultant pathologist and the Lead of QUB’s Precision Medicine Centre of Excellence.

Prof Salto-Tellez is author or co-author of more than 270 internationally peer-reviewed articles in translational science, molecular pathology and diagnostics, including work published in NEJM, Nature Medicine, Gastroenterology, FASEB, EMBO, Cancer Rese...

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Dr. Ian Fry

Dr Ian Fry BSc, MSc, PhD, EuroClinChem. FRCPath, MBE has worked in the NHS for over 42 years and was awarded an MBE for services to Medicine in 2009. He has worked at executive and board level for over 15 years, having experience in both the private and public sector. He is involved at the national and local level in the reorganisation of pathology services in England and Wales. He has undertaken a wide range of consultancy work leading on consolidation, transformation and in...

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Latest News

Data to Early Diagnosis and Precision Medicine Challenge: Interoperability Recommendations
23rd June 2024

The Centres of Excellence in Digital Pathology, Medical Imaging and AI were established in 2019 by Innovate UK in response to the ISCF Wave 2 Theme: Data to Early Diagnosis & Precision Medicine competition. The objective of both the D2EDPM Challenge and the Centres of Excellence was to build a network across the UK that could establish an innovation ecosystem to pave the way for the UK to be a global leader in this field. The D2EDPM Challenge brought together NHS Trusts, academic institu...

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Data to Early Diagnosis and Precision Medicine Challenge: Interoperability Recommendations