Dr Gianluca Baio

Position Lecturer in Statistics and Health Economics
Phone (external) 020 7679 1248
Phone (internal) 41248
Email(*) g.baio
Personal webpage http://www.homepages.ucl.ac.uk/~ucakgba, gianlubaio.blogspot.co.uk
Themes Biostatistics, General Theory and Methodology

* @ucl.ac.uk 

Biographical Details

Gianluca Baio

Gianluca graduated in Statistics and Economics from the University of Florence (Italy). He then completed a PhD programme in Applied Statistics again at the University of Florence, after a period at the Program on the Pharmaceutical Industry at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge (USA); he then worked as a Research Fellow and then Temporary Lecturer in the Department of Statistical Sciences at University College London (UK).

Research Interests

Gianluca's main interests are in Bayesian statistical modelling for cost effectiveness analysis and decision-making problems in the health systems, hierarchical/multilevel models and causal inference using the decision-theoretic approach.

Current research students

  • Katrin Haussler 

Selected research grants

  • Valuing Active Life in Dementia (VALID). Co-investigator (PI Dr Martin Orrell, UCLH), NIHR Programme Grant, start 01/01/2012
  • Bayesian modelling to assess the cost-effectiveness of a vaccination strategy to prevent Human Papilloma Virus-related disease: the BEST2 study. Principal investigator, Sanofi Pasteur Research Grant, start 01/01/2012
  • Novel multimodality imaging techniques for neurosurgical planning and stereotactic navigation in epilepsy surgery. Co-investigator (PI Prof John Duncan, UCL Neurology), Wellcome Trust/NIHR, start 15/09/2012
  • Evaluating the benefits of community based aerobic training on the physical health and well-being of people with neuromuscular diseases: a pilot study. Co-investigator (PI: Dr Gita Ramdharry, UCLH), NIHR Research for Patients Benefit, starts 2013
  • The regression discontinuity design: a novel approach to evaluating the effects of drugs and treatments in primary care. Principal investigator, MRC Methodology Panel, starts 2013
  • Cannabidiol: a novel treatment for cannabis dependence? Co-investigator (PI: Prof Valerie Curran, UCL Clinical Education & Health Psychology). MRC Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme/Developmental Clinical Studies Panel, starts 2013
  • A feasibility study of a psychological intervention to address alcohol misuse for people with mild to moderate learning disabilities living in the community. Co-investigator (PI: Dr Christos Koumtsidis, Hertfordshire NHS Trust), NIHR, RfPB starts 2013

Selected publications

Research Publications

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