Professor Walter Gregory
Study and Trial Design Theme Lead, NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative Leeds

Professor Gregory is Professor of Statistical Methodology in Clinical Trials. He has developed statistical/mathematical models in the field of cancer in, for instance, looking at mathematical models that ascribe patterns in durations of response to cancer therapy to underlying biological processes related to resistance and tumour growth rates. He is senior statistician on an NIHR Applied Programme to evaluate protein biomarkers in renal and liver diseases. He has more than 30 years experience as a medical statistician, with more than 150 published papers, and currently has more than £10m grant income as a Principal Investigator for the Clinical Trials Research Unit at the University of Leeds. He won the $50,000 Lawrence Rudin prize, presented by the New York Academy of Medicine.