van der Schaar Lab

Funding

We are enormously grateful for the support we have received from the following parters and sponsors. Without them, our ground-breaking research into AI and machine learning in medicine would not be possible.

Aviva PLC

British multinational insurance company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has about 33 million customers across 16 countries. In the United Kingdom, Aviva is the largest general insurer and a leading life and pensions provider.

Alzheimer’s Research UK

The United Kingdom’s leading dementia research charity. It is dedicated to funding scientific studies to find ways to treat, cure or prevent all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies and frontotemporal dementia.

Cystic Fibrosis Trust

UK-based national charity founded in 1964, dealing with all aspects of cystic fibrosis. It funds research to treat and cure CF and aims to ensure appropriate clinical care and support for people with cystic fibrosis.

GlaxoSmithKline

British multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Brentford, London. Established in 2000, by a merger of Glaxo Wellcome and SmithKline Beecham, GSK was the world’s sixth largest pharmaceutical company according to Forbes as of 2019.

Microsoft Research

The research subsidiary of Microsoft. It was formed in 1991, with the intent to advance state-of-the-art computing and solve difficult world problems through technological innovation in collaboration with academic, government, and industry researchers. The team employs more than 1,000 computer scientists, physicists, engineers, and mathematicians.

National Science Foundation

Independent agency of the United States government that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. Its medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health.

Office of Naval Research

Organization within the United States Department of the Navy responsible for the science and technology programs of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Established by Congress in 1946, its mission is to plan, foster, and encourage scientific research to maintain future naval power and preserve national security.

The Alan Turing Institute

The UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence, founded in 2015. The Institute is an independent private-sector legal entity, operating not-for-profit and as a charity. It is a joint venture among the University of Cambridge, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Oxford, University College London and the University of Warwick