Course Tutor - Nicky Best
Nicky Best was an academic statistician for 20 years, starting out at the Medical Research Council Biostatistics Unit in Cambridge, UK before moving to Imperial College London, where she was professor of Statistics and Epidemiology. Her research interests focused around the development and application of Bayesian methods in health and social science, and she is a co-developer of the BUGS Bayesian software package.
In 2014 she moved to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), where she is Head of the Statistical Innovation Group. She was awarded the RSS (Royal Statistical Society)/PSI (Statisticians in Pharmaceutical Industry) award for Statistical Excellence in the Pharmaceutical Industry in 2015 for her leading role in implementing expert prior elicitation methods and statistical assurance calculations to improve decision making in clinical development at GSK.
Last updated: 23 November 2017
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