By Dr. Jennifer Rogers
I have been working at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine as a research fellow in the Medical Statistics department for the last two years. My research is primarily concerned with the planning, statistical analysis and reporting of clinical trials in cardiovascular disease alongside other statisticians, clinicians and industry collaborators.
My involvement in the analysis of clinical trial data is mainly focussed on secondary analyses. These analyses allow us to identify areas where standard statistical practice becomes unsuitable and new methodology needs to be developed in response to interesting characteristics of the datasets with which we are presented.