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Biography

Anna Learoyd is a Research Associate in Medical Statistics based in the School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences. She is a neurobiologist by background, completing a PhD in Life Sciences in 2016 at University of Nottingham studying the effect of infection on ischemic stroke, as well as working at the University of Kentucky studying traumatic brain injury and University College London studying paediatric inflammatory pain.

Moving to the field of medical statistics, Anna is completing her MSc in Medical Statistics at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and developing a diverse portfolio of research here at King's.

Her research interests include clinical trial methodology and design, longitudinal clinical cohorts, and causal inference with a current focus on the predictors of poor outcome from COVID-19.

In addition, Anna teaches statistics to postgraduate students based at King's and works as a statistical advisor for both the statistical consultancy services at King's and the NIHR Research Design Service.