Natalie Banner | Policy Adviser
Wellcome Trust

Natalie Banner, Policy Adviser, Wellcome Trust

Dr. Natalie Banner is a Policy Adviser at the Wellcome Trust and 'Understanding Patient Data' - an initiative to support better conversations about the use of patient health information. Her policy work focuses primarily on helping to maximise the use and value of data collected in research and clinical contexts whilst ensuring that the systems of governance in place are trustworthy, ethically sound and acceptable to patients, clinicians and the public. She leads Wellcome's Parliamentary advocacy on data protection and the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation on research using personal data. For ‘Understanding Patient Data’ she also leads a stream of work exploring the implications of new and emerging data-driven technologies for healthcare and research.


Ai in Healthcare 2018 Day Two @ 14:30

“Trust me, I’m a machine”: Public confidence and AI using patient data

  • Challenges for public, patient and clinicians’ confidence in the use of AI tools in healthcare and research
  • Research into public attitudes to ML and other data-driven technologies in health
  • What helps create a trustworthy system for using patient data – and what doesn’t

Ai in Healthcare 2018 Day Two @ 15:10

Panel discussion: Regulations in AI

  • How are we going to regulate AI for both healthcare and pharma?
  • Patient data and cyber security - should we be afraid of hacking?
  • Who should regulate this?

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