Health From Data

Liisa Ukkola-Vuoti


Liisa Ukkola-Vuoti,


Scientific Advisor


Welcome to the Health from Data -blog! I write about current topics related to real-world data / real-world evidence and the many possibilities of utilizing this research data, from a practical point-of-view. Furthermore, I explore the Finnish RWE research landscape which has undergone changes in the past years due to new legislative developments. I have over ten years of experience of working as a scientific advisor and research scientist. I hold a PhD in medical genetics, and I find the therapeutic areas related to neurology and psychiatry particularly interesting.

Enjoy your summer vacation and come back fast – Interesting RWE to be published this year

Last summer the readers of my blog guessed that the number of real-world evidence (RWE) studies published during the year (2021) would be about 1,500 pcs. Currently, the PubMed database covers 1,290 p...

History of Real-World Evidence

Real-world evidence (RWE) is relatively young. However, RWE-research has its roots in the traditional registry-based study, which is old. How did the registry study become RWE? Let's move back to the ...