Keith R Abrams, PhD CStat

Professor of Medical Statistics &

NIHR Senior Investigator EmeritusKeith Abrams JPG

Biostatistics Research Group

Department of Health Sciences
University of Leicester
George Davies Centre, University Road
Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK

Tel (direct): +44 (0)116 229 7266

Personal details

BSc (Warwick), MSc (Leicester), PhD (Liverpool), CStat


Health Data Research (HDR) UK

NIHR Complex Reviews Support Unit (CRSU)

Biomedical Informatics Network for Education, Research and Industry (BINERI) [U of Leic]

NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands

Twitter: @KRAbrams


COVID outcomes paper RKO

View a full list of publications on PubMed


My research interests include:

  • The development and application of Bayesian statistical methods in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) & Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) epidemiology.
  • Design & Analysis of RCTs, especially methods to allow for treatment switching.
  • Evidence Synthesis (including Network Meta-Analysis and use of RWE) & Economic Decision Modelling.
  • Health Data Science - particularly development of dynamic prediction models using large scale linked exposure/biomarker and clinical outcome data.

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