Prof Stephen Senn


Prof Stephen Senn joined LIH in 2011 and was previously a Professor in Statistics at the University of Glasgow (2003) and University College London (1995-2003). In addition to working as an academic he has also worked for the pharmaceutical industry in Switzerland and the National Health Service in England. He is the author of three books, Cross-over Trials in Clinical Research (1993 & 2002), Statistical Issues in Drug Development (1997, 2007) and Dicing with Death (2003).  His expertise is in statistical methods for drug development and statistical inference. He consults extensively for the pharmaceutical industry.

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Stephen Senn


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L-1445 Strassen
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Featured Publications

Statistical issues in first-in-human studies on BIA 10-2474: Neglected comparison of protocol against practice.

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
March 01, 2017
2017 Mar. Pharm Stat.16(2):100-106. Epub 2017 Feb 16.
  • Bird SM
  • Bailey RA
  • Grieve AP
  • Senn S.

Defining drug response for stratified medicine.

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
January 01, 2017
2017 Jan. Drug Discov Today.22(1):173-179. Epub 2016 Nov 3.
  • Lonergan M
  • Senn SJ
  • McNamee C
  • Daly AK
  • Sutton R
  • Hattersley A
  • Pearson E
  • Pirmohamed M.
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