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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.

>25 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

Fair safe medical AI: a South Asia case study to co-develop local agency & trust leaving no one behind

The Planetary Health Informatics Lab led by Associate Professor Sara Khalid at NDORMS has announced that it is a winner of a Global Grand Challenges award – an initiative fostering innovation to solve pressing global health and development problems and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Jonathan Cook made Professor of Clinical Trials and Medical Statistics

Jonathan Cook was successful in the 2023 University Recognition of Distinction exercise

Researchers call for urgent action in hip fracture prevention

An international group of researchers, including Prof. Daniel Prieto-Alhambra at NDORMS, have predicted that hip fracture burden will nearly double worldwide by 2050

DARWIN EU® success leads to expansion

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) initiative DARWIN EU® has completed its first studies and is calling for new data partners