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Centre for Statistics in Medicine

Statistics expertise for medical and healthcare research

We collaborate with researchers across the UK and the globe to conduct world-class medical and healthcare research, aiming to advance healthcare practice and policy. We are committed to improving the standard of medical research methodology through research on research and methods development. We champion transparent and complete reporting of health research through reporting guidelines and training provision.

20 years experience in medical statistics

80+ current trials

Team of medical statisticians, epidemiologists, methodologists and systematic review specialists

Home of the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU) and the UK EQUATOR Centre

Latest CSM news

COVID-19’s high blood clot risk

A recent study of patient health records found that around 1 in 100 people with COVID-19 had a venal or arterial thrombosis, with rates higher still among males, and particularly for those hospitalised.

Rethinking pain management after injury

NDORMS researchers are to study whether a pain management treatment using cognitive behavioural therapy will improve recovery for people who have had a major leg injury.

Oxford leads global cross-collaboration Covid research

A new collaboration between Oxford, Brazil and Pakistan has been funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The partnership will provide researchers with de-identified health data from two of the worlds global COVID-19 hotspots to increase understanding of COVID-19 in these communities and help accelerate the management of the disease.

NDORMS joins DARWIN EU® Coordination Centre for drug and vaccine safety

The European Medicines Agency has announced the establishment of the Data Analysis and Real World Interrogation Network (DARWIN EU®) to support better decision making on the development and effectiveness of medicines and vaccines.