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Professor Kate Tilling
Professor Kate Tilling
Professor of Medical Statistics
BSc(Warw), MSc(Oxon), PhD(Lond)
My main research interests are in the development and application of statistical methods to causal problems in epidemiology/health services research. Two particular areas are methods for analysis of longitudinal data, and methods for minimising bias due to missing data.
I teach 1st and 4th year medical students, and also contribute to the Short Course Programme.
My main areas of expertise are in methods for analysing exposures and outcomes across the life course, and in methods for dealing with missing data.
I have a mathematical background, an MSc in Applied Statistics and a PhD in epidemiology, together with more than 15 years experience working in academic public health and epidemiology.
I enjoy interpreting and explaining results from more complex statistical methods to other researchers and members of the public and using all forms of the media to effectively promote public health messages.
statistical methodslifecourse methodsmissing dataepidemiology
- Millard, LAC, Davies, NM, Timpson, NJ, Tilling, KM, Flach, PA & Smith, GD, 2015, MR-PheWAS: Hypothesis prioritization among potential causal effects of body mass index on many outcomes, using Mendelian randomization. Scientific Reports, vol 5.
- Smith, ADAC, Tilling, KM, Nelson, SM & Lawlor, DA, 2015, Live-birth rate associated with repeat in vitro fertilization treatment cycles. Journal of the American Medical Association, vol 314., pp. 2654-2662
- Palace, J, Duddy, M, Bregenzer, T, Lawton, M, Zhu, F, Boggild, M, Piske, B, Robertson, NP, Oger, J, Tremlett, H, Tilling, K, Ben-Shlomo, Y & Dobson, C, 2015, Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interferon beta and glatiramer acetate in the UK Multiple Sclerosis Risk Sharing Scheme at 6 years: a clinical cohort study with natural history comparator. The Lancet. Neurology.
- Macdonald-Wallis, C, Silverwood, RJ, De Stavola, BL, Inskip, H, Cooper, C, Godfrey, KM, Crozier, SR, Fraser, A, Nelson, SM, Lawlor, D & Tilling, K, 2015, Antenatal blood pressure for prediction of pre-eclampsia, preterm birth, and small for gestational age babies: development and validation in two general population cohorts. British Medical Journal, vol 351., pp. 1-11
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- Norris, T, Collin, S, Tilling, K, Nuevo, R, Stansfeld, S, Sterne, J, Heron, J & Crawley, E, 2017, Natural course of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis in adolescents. Archives of Disease in Childhood.
- Simpkin, A, Howe, L, Tilling, K, Gaunt, T, Lyttleton, O, McArdle, W, Ring, S, Horvath, S, Smith, GD & Relton, C, 2017, The epigenetic clock and physical development during childhood and adolescence: longitudinal analysis from a UK birth cohort. International Journal of Epidemiology.
- Hughes, R, Kenward, M, Sterne, JAC & Tilling, K, 2017, Estimation of the linear mixed integrated Ornstein-Uhlenbeck model. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation.
- Brilleman, S, Howe, L, Wolfe, R & Tilling, K, 2017, Bayesian piecewise linear mixed models with a random change point: an application to BMI rebound in childhood. Epidemiology.
- Madden, JM, Li, X, Kearney, PM, Tilling, K & Fitzgerald, AP, 2017, Exploring diurnal variation using piecewise linear splines: an example using blood pressure. Emerging Themes in Epidemiology, vol 14.
- Graversen, L, Howe, LD, Sørensen, TIA, Sovio, U, Hohwü, L, Tilling, KM, Laitinen, J, Taanila, A, Pouta, A, Järvelin, MR & Obel, C, 2017, Body mass index trajectories from 2 to 18 years – exploring differences between European cohorts. Pediatric Obesity, vol 12., pp. 102-109
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