van der Schaar Lab


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.


Accenture is an Irish-based multinational company that provides consulting and professional services. A Fortune Global 500 company, it reported revenues of $44.33 billion in 2020 and had 569,000 employees.

Accenture’s current clients include 91 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500.

Alzheimer’s Research UK

The United Kingdom’s leading dementia research charity.

AR UK 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.


AstraZeneca plc is a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company with its headquarters at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus in Cambridge, England.

AZ has a portfolio of products for major diseases in areas including oncology, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, infection, neuroscience, respiratory, and inflammation.


Aviva plc is a British multinational insurance company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

Aviva 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.

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK is a cancer research and awareness charity in the United Kingdom. As the world’s largest independent cancer research charity it conducts research by the charity’s own staff and by its grant-funded researchers.

Cancer Research UK also provides information about cancer and runs campaigns aimed at raising awareness and influencing public policy.

Cystic Fibrosis Trust

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is a UK-based national charity founded in 1964, dealing with all aspects of cystic fibrosis.

The Trust funds research to treat and cure CF and aims to ensure appropriate clinical care and support for people with cystic fibrosis.


GlaxoSmithKline plc is a 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.


Illumina, develops, manufactures, and markets integrated systems for the analysis of genetic variation and biological function. The company provides a line of products and services that serves the sequencing, genotyping and gene expression, and proteomics markets. Its headquarters are located in San Diego, California.

Microsoft Research

Microsoft Research is the research subsidiary of Microsoft, 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

The National Science Foundation is an independent agency of the United States government that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering.

The NSF’s medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health.

Office of Naval Research

The Office of Naval Research is an 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, the ONR’s mission is to plan, foster, and encourage scientific research to maintain future naval power and preserve national security.


Roche is a Swiss multinational healthcare company that operates worldwide under two divisions: Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. The company headquarters are located in Basel.

Roche is the largest pharmaceutical company in the world, and the leading provider of cancer treatments globally.

The Alan Turing Institute

The Alan Turing Institute is the U.K.’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.