Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Finding published research datasets for health and medical research
Many of the key data archives for health and medical research datasets function either as social sciences specialist archives or general interdisciplinary data archives. There are a few discipline-specific data archives for health and medical research. These are mostly based in the USA but tend hold international datasets. This is particularly the case for data from clinical trials.
On this page you will find a list of data archives for health and medicine, and list of major datasets for health and medical research. You can search re3data or FAIRSharing for a full list of research data archives publishing health and medicine datasets.
University of Bath Library Subject Homepages
Major UK longitudinal datasets for health research
There are numerous longitudinal UK datasets that can be used for health research; this is a list of major datasets that have widespread use nationally and internationally. Please note that many of these require payment for access to data.
Key data archives for health research
These data archives are recommended by major UK funding bodies and by journal publishers. For a full list of global health-related data archives see re3data or FAIRSharing.
UK Data Service health datasets
Datasets archived in the UK Data Service data archive that can be accessed and used for health research.
Clinical Study Data Request
Website set up for sharing of data from clinical trials by request. This is not a data archive and does not openly publish the data from clinical trials.
The Immunology Database and Analysis Portal (ImmPort) archives and publishes data generated by NIAID / DAIT-funded (NIH) investigators including mechanistic assay data.
Online database of flow cytometry experiments.
National Database for Autism Research
NIH-funded data repository for data generated by studies of autism. Includes genetic, phenotypic, clinical and medical imaging data.
National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program
Data archive (US-based) for data generated by studies investigating drug addiction or HIV.
National Institute for Mental Health Data Archive
Informatics platform for sharing of data from clinical trials funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (US based).
US-based data archive for clinical and physiological data.
Data archives for imaging data
These data archives are recommended by major UK funding bodies and by journal publishers. For a full list of global clinical imaging data archives see re3data or FAIRSharing.