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Professor Paula Williamson FMedSci

Job Title
Professor of Medical Statistics
University of Liverpool
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Medical statistics, clinical trials, health outcome measurement, systematic reviews

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Psychiatry, psychology and mental health, behavioural science, genomics, epidemiology, clinical trials, population health sciences and global health

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Paula Williamson is Professor of Medical Statistics at the University of Liverpool. She is an international leader in clinical trials methodology and statistics and has led global initiatives in health technology assessment, which have had international impact on clinical practice. Her work on Cochrane individual patient data reviews of anti-epileptic drugs set the international methodological standard. She has developed methods for design and analysis of AED trials, including competing risks analysis of the Standard and New Antiepileptic Drugs trial. This trial has transformed the treatment of patients with epilepsy, underpinning UK, US and German clinical guidance, and influencing worldwide prescribing practice.

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