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Big-data studies need to be part of policy discussion

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  1. Cécile and Oskar Vogt Institute for Brain Research, University Hospital Düsseldorf, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

    • Katrin Amunts
  2. Institute for Neuroscience and Medicine, INM-1, Research Centre Jülich, Jülich, Germany

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K.A. is deputy chair of the German Ethics Council, which in November 2017 published a statement on big data and health. She is also scientific director of the European Human Brain Project, which connects neuroscience and computational approaches on a large scale. K.A. declares present funding by the NIH. She does not and has never held an advisory role for the NIH, and she is not and has not been involved in any planning of clinical trials policy or implementation.

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