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Dr Ed Wilson

Senior Research Associate in Health Economics

Ed is a Senior Research Associate in Health Economics at THIS Institute.

Ed joined the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research in 2013. He trained in economics and then health economics at the University of York and holds a PhD in health economics from the University of East Anglia.

He has expertise in decision analytic modelling, economic evaluation alongside clinical trials, option appraisal and programme budgeting and marginal analysis (PBMA). Ed has applied these in a variety of disease areas including obesity, stroke, dementia, lupus, IVF, erectile dysfunction, essential thrombocythaemia, diabetes, actinic keratosis, malignant melanoma, prostate cancer, cholecystitis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and ulcerative colitis.

His methodological research is in the area of value of information analysis, a quantitative approach to setting research priorities making use of uncertainty in the results of economic evaluations to quantify the expected return on investment in further research.

Research Interests

Ed’s research interests are in efficient research design and the economic evaluation of health care technologies.

His full list of publications can be found here: