Mark Rutherford

Lecturer in Biostatistics

Biostatistics Research Group
Department of Health Sciences,
College of Life Sciences,
University of Leicester, George Davies Centre,
University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
Tel: +44 116 229 7292
Email: mark.rutherford@le.ac.uk

Personal details

BSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA.

I am a lecturer in biostatistics at the University of Leicester and also hold a visiting scientist position at the Section of Cancer Surveillance, International Agency for Research on Cancer. My main areas of interest are in methods for analysis population based registry data.

Research

My research interests include:

  • methods for analysing population-based cancer data
  • relative survival methods
  • modelling and projecting cancer incidence
  • applications of relative survival approaches to cardiovascular disease
  • extrapolation of survival curves

A PhD student in our group (Sarwar Islam) has developed a web-based tool for understanding Cancer Survival measures:

https://interpret.le.ac.uk/

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