Skip to main content
KBS_Icon_questionmark link-ico

Biography

Dr Wang is a Reader in Medical Statistics at King’s College London. He obtained his PhD in statistics from University of Glasgow in 2004, and then worked at Cambridge and Glasgow Universities on cancer genomics, large epidemiological studies and clinical trials before joining King’s College London in 2009. His research interests include clinical prediction models, stroke epidemiology, health informatics, clinical trials and analysis of omics data. He is a module leader for the Master in Public Health (MPH). He leads high-impact research on epidemiology and prognostication of stroke which was widely reported in Daily Mail, Telegraph, Guardian and Sky News. He is the director of statistics consultancy providing statistical advice and support to clinical researchers at King’s College Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) at King's. In 2014, he worked as an expert statistician on ‘the Chantler Review’, an independent review led by Sir Cyril Chantler, to advise UK government on legislation on plain packaging of cigarettes. He is statistical editor/advisor for PLOS Medicine, Thorax and Emergency Medicine Journal (EMJ).