Dr Marta Garcia-Finana Dr.

Reader in Biostatistics Biostatistics

    Biography

    Personal Distinctions

    • 2014, invited talk: "Variable selection for classification: PCA limitations and extensions" (Invitation to Speak, Royal Statistical Society 2014)
    • 2014, invited talk: 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 Invited talk: Methodology to identify and assess biomarkers in biomedical studies (Invitation to Speak, Department of Computer Sciences and Artificial Intelligence 2010)
    • 2010: Invited talk: Unbiased methodology for image analysis in ophthalmic studies (Invitation to Speak, St Paul's Eye Unit 2010)
    • 2009 Invited talk: "Stereological methods in Neurosciences: Advantages and open problems" (Invitation to Speak, Functional Imaging Unit, Glostrup Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark 2009)
    • 2009 Invited talk: "Unbiased methods to estimate the volume and surface area of brain structures" (Invitation to Speak, RSS 2009)
    • 2008 Invited talk: "Predicting the precision of systematic sampling. Application to brain data" (Invitation to Speak, INRA Jouy en Josas (France) 2008)
    • 2006 Invited lecture "Statistical issues in ophthalmic research" (Invitation to Speak, Manchester Royal Infirmary Postgraduate Centre, University of Manchester (UK) 2006)
    • 2006 Invited talk "Volume estimate of human body compartments" (Invitation to Speak, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Lancaster (UK) 2006)
    • 2005 Invited talk: " Stereological methods and their applications in Neurosciences" (Invitation to Speak, Faculty of Biosciences, PUCRS. Porto Alegre (Brazil) 2005)
    • 2004 Invited talks: "Systematic sampling on R" "Asymptotic distribution of the Cavalieri estimator" (Invitation to Speak, Department of Mathematics, University of Aarhus (Denmark) 2004)

    Administrative Roles

    • Departmental Director of Postgraduate Research

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