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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

Removing bias from healthcare AI tools

Rapid advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have opened the way for the creation of a huge range of new healthcare tools, but to ensure that these tools do not exacerbate preexisting health inequities, researchers urge the use of more representative data in their development.

New reporting guideline will provide transparency in consensus research

Published in PLOS, the new guideline will help the scientific community to write complete and transparent research reports involving consensus methods.

COVID-19 vaccines found effective in reducing long COVID symptoms

A recent study has revealed the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines in preventing long COVID.

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.