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Prof Marta Garcia-Finana

Professor of Biostatistics Biostatistics


    Personal Distinctions

    • 2018: "Early detection of sight threatening diabetic retinopathy using patients’ clinical records" (Invitation to Speak, Medical Faculty of New University of Lisbon, 2018)
    • 2018: "Predicting the future status of a patient using a longitudinal discriminant approach" (Invitation to Speak, University of Birmingham, 2018)
    • 2018: "Stereological estimation of canopy surface area" (Invitation to Speak, International workshop on Image Analysis and Stereology with applications on Biological and Social Sciences, Santander, 2018)
    • 2018: "Use statistics to build further confidence in your research" (Invitation to Speak, Athena SWAN Be Inspired, Liverpool, 2018)
    • 2017: "Novel statistical methodology for clinical prediction using longitudinal markers" (Invitation to Speak, Keele University, 2017)
    • 2017: "New statistical methods for the early detection of a disease" (Invitation to Speak, Universidad Andrés Bello, Viña del Mar, Chile, 2017)
    • 2017: "Dynamic longitudinal discriminant analysis using multiple longitudinal markers of different types" (Invitation to Speak, KCL, 2017)
    • 2014: "Variable selection for classification: PCA limitations and extensions" (Invitation to Speak, Royal Statistical Society, 2014)
    • 2014: "Discriminant function analysis for longitudinal data: Applications in Medicine" (Invitation to Speak, UCL, 2014)
    • 2012: Guest speaker Congress "Stereological methods: State of the art and future research" (Invitation to Speak, President of Turkish Society for Stereology, 2012)
    • 2010: "Methodology to identify and assess biomarkers in biomedical studies" (Invitation to Speak, Department of Computer Sciences and Artificial Intelligence, Sevilla 2010)
    • 2010: "Unbiased methodology for image analysis in ophthalmic studies" (Invitation to Speak, St Paul's Eye Unit, 2010)
    • 2009: "Stereological methods in Neurosciences: Advantages and open problems" (Invitation to Speak, Functional Imaging Unit, Glostrup Hospital, Copenhagen, 2009)
    • 2009: "Unbiased methods to estimate the volume and surface area of brain structures" (Invitation to Speak, RSS, 2009)
    • 2008: "Predicting the precision of systematic sampling. Application to brain data" (Invitation to Speak, INRA Jouy en Josas, France 2008)
    • 2006: "Statistical issues in ophthalmic research" (Invitation to Speak, Manchester Royal Infirmary Postgraduate Centre, University of Manchester, 2006)
    • 2006: "Volume estimate of human body compartments" (Invitation to Speak, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Lancaster, 2006)
    • 2005: " Stereological methods and their applications in Neurosciences" (Invitation to Speak, Faculty of Biosciences, PUCRS. Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2005)
    • 2004: "Systematic sampling on R" and "Asymptotic distribution of the Cavalieri estimator" (Invitation to Speak, Department of Mathematics, University of Aarhus, 2004)

    Administrative Roles

    • Departmental Director of Postgraduate Research

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