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Matthew Grainge

Associate Professor in Medical Statistics, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Contact

  • workRoom B115 Clinical Sciences Building
    Nottingham City Hospital
    Hucknall Road
    Nottingham
    NG5 1PB
    UK
  • work0115 823 0456
  • fax0115 823 1337

Biography

Dr Matthew Grainge achieved his BSc in Statistics at Reading University and his MSc in Medical Statistics at the University of Leicester, before going on to complete his PhD on the topic of cervical screening and human papillomavirus at the University of Nottingham.

Expertise Summary

Keywords:

Medical statistics, clinical trials methodology, systematic reviews, use of primary care databases

Teaching Summary

Module co-convenor:

  • Critical Thinking Skills in Epidemiology and Public Health - BMedSci Year 3 students
  • Data Organisation and Management in Epidemiology: a practical course using Stata - MSc in Applied Epidemiology

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University administration

  • BMedSci Honour's year homebase co-ordinator for Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Honour's Year Group- Member

Research Summary

Dr Grainge has developed a successful research programme in the areas of database and cancer epidemiology, as well as contributing to the success of the gastrointestinal research group in the… read more

Selected Publications

  • Statistical Editor - Cochrane Skin Group
  • Fellow - Royal Statistical Society
  • Panel member for Research for Patient Benefit (East Midlands Regional Advisory Committee)

Current Research

Dr Grainge has developed a successful research programme in the areas of database and cancer epidemiology, as well as contributing to the success of the gastrointestinal research group in the division. His main research interests are:

  • Prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) through identification of the within-person periods of greatest risk in specified patient groups, for example cancer patients and pregnant women.
  • Use of general practice databases to carry out research in gastroenterology, cancer, and other areas of clinical epidemiology.
  • Cancer epidemiology and prognosis, especially relating to colorectal and breast cancer.
  • Adoption of novel methodological techniques in the design and analysis of data from observational studies and clinical trials.

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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