About the Patient and Public Advisory Group

The NPIC Patient and Public Advisory Group (PPAG) has been active since January 2020.    We are a group of 18 active members, recruited from different sectors, and representative of diverse communities across West Yorkshire and beyond. The aim of the group is to bring a wealth of experience and opinion to an open forum … Read more

NPIC Launches First Public Exhibit

This month the National Pathology Imaging Co-operative saw the launch of our very first public exhibition ‘Digitising Disease: Artificial intelligence under the microscope’. This exhibition forms part of our ongoing public and patient involvement initiative here at NPIC and is currently being displayed at the Oxford public library as part of the Oxford Festival of … Read more

A new consortium of the EU Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) will establish the biggest database of pathology images to accelerate the development of artificial intelligence in medicine.


Nijmegen, 1 February 2021 – To take AI development in pathology to the next level, a European consortium combining leading European research centres, hospitals as well as major pharmaceutical industries, is going to develop a repository for the sharing of pathology data.The 6-year, €70 million project called BIGPICTURE, will herald a new era in pathology. … Read more