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Matthew J Smith

Doctoral Student of Biostatistics

LSHTM

Cancer Survival Group

Biography

In 2015, Matthew graduated in Mathematics and Statistics from Nottingham; in 2017, he completed a Masters in Medical Statistics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). He is continuing his research in cancer survival as a Doctoral Student in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the LSHTM, and he is aiming to complete his PhD in 2020.

Interests

  • Survival Analysis
  • Causal Inference
  • Missing Data
  • Cancer Immunotherapy

Education

  • PhD (ongoing) in Biostatistics, 2020

    LSHTM

  • MSc in Medical Statistics, 2017

    LSHTM

  • BSc in Mathemtics, 2015

    Nottingham University

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Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Seminar leader: Advanced Statistical Modelling

LSHTM

Oct 2017 – Present
Explaining methods used for linear, binary and categorical outcome modelling in a hierarchical context
 
 
 
 
 

Seminar leader: Statistical Methods in Epidemiology

LSHTM

Oct 2017 – Present
Deriving and explaining likelihoods for models used in a causal relationship setting
 
 
 
 
 

Seminar leader: Robust Statistical Methods

LSHTM

Oct 2017 – Present
Explaining the use of non-parametric methods when parametric assumptions are not justified

Recent Posts

Mediation Analysis

Mediation Analysis Have you ever asked yourself “how long would I survive if I was diagnosed with cancer?” You would …

Cancer Immunotherapy

What is cancer? Cancer is the body’s expression of immortality. You may have heard of cancer in the news, or through conversations with …

Missing data analysis

Motivation Data, data, data… you hear about it all the time, perhaps in the news, chatting with friends, or maybe at your place …

Net Survival

Motivation A common question asked by researchers, and members of the public, is “how long are people expected to survive beyond …

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