Peter Sasieni, PhD


Peter Sasieni, PhD is Academic Director of King's Clinical Trials Unit and Professor of Cancer Prevention. He leads the cancer prevention group which takes a population perspective to research on cancer screening, early detection, and prevention. The group has sub-teams in behavioural sciences, clinical trials, experimental epidemiology, observational epidemiology and statistics. Prof Sasieni read mathematics at Cambridge University and a PhD in biostatistics from the University of Washington. He did his post-doctoral training at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (later Cancer Research UK (CRUK)) in Jack Cuzick's group. Peter Sasieni has a CRUK programme grant in cancer screening and statistics, is Director of the CRUK KCL Cancer Prevention Trials Unit, and Vice Director of the NIHR Policy Research Unit on Cancer, Awareness, Screening and Early Diagnosis.

17.06.2021 Challenges of Conducting Clinical Trials in Preventive Medicine  Video  |  Slides |  Learn more
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