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Dr Peter Wijeratne
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  • Research Associate
  • Dept of Computer Science
  • Faculty of Engineering Science

I have a background in physics, engineering and computer science which I use in a clinical research setting. My speciality is computational and statistical modelling of disease progression (called “disease progression modelling”), with a particular focus on Huntington's disease.

Research Summary

I research two main topics: first, I develop new disease progression models; second, I apply these models to patient data to learn new and clinically useful information.

In my current project funded by the Medical Research Council, my principle research question is: can we use disease progression modelling to improve clinical trial design?

Academic Background
2019   Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy University College London
2013   Doctor of Philosophy University College London
2009   Master of Physics University of Manchester
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