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Dr Nan Lin

Senior Lecturer

Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

NAN-LINDr Lin gained Bsc degree in Mathematics and Applied from East China Normal University in 2005, followed by an MSc with distinction in Financial Mathematics with Management in 2006 and a PhD in Statistics and Biostatistics in 2010 from Newcastle University. His thesis, entitled “Inference and Bias Analysis: Double Misspecification, Meta-analysis and Other Problems”, was highly appreciated by the viva external examiner, Prof. John Copas (many thanks to my PhD supervisors Prof Robin Henderson and Dr Jian Qing Shi).

Nan works in statistical methodology and medical applications. He has interests in developing methods for sensitivity analysis, particularly in problems of unmeasured confounding, and quasi-likelihood for electronic medical record and longitude data and before-and-after and difference-in-differences designs. Nan also has interest in developing research in medical imaging.

Campus Address

Ellison Building


  • Statistics PhD June 30 2010
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2017

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Adjusting for unmeasured confounding in nonrandomized longitudinal studies: a methodological review, Streeter, A., Lin, N., Crathorne, L., Haasova, M., Hyde, C., Melzer, D., Henley, W. Jul 2017, In: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
  • Clinical phenotype and outcome of hepatitis E virus - associated neuralgic amyotrophy, van Eijk, J., Dalton, H., Ripellino, P., Madden, R., Jones, C., Fritz, M., Gobbi, C., Melli, G., Pasi, E., Herrod, J., Lissmann, R., Ashraf, H., Abdelrahim, M., Masri, O., Fraga, M., Benninger, D., Kuntzer, T., Aubert, V., Sahli, R., Moradpour, D., Blasco-Perrin, H., Attarian, S., Gérolami, R., Colson, P., Giodani, M., Hartl, J., Pischke, S., Lin, N., McLean, B., Bendall, R., Panning, M., Peron, J., Kamar, N., Izopet, J., Jacobs, B., van Alfen, N., van Engelen, B. 29 Aug 2017, In: Neurology
  • Clinical phenotype and outcome of hepatitis E virus associated neuralgic amyotrophy; an international retrospective comparative cohort study, Jones, K., Van Eijk, J., Ripellino, P., Madden, R., Herrod, J., Lissmann, R., Webb, G., Abdelrahim, M., Ashraf, H., Almasri, O., Mclean, B., Gobbi, C., Moradpour, D., Kuntzer, T., Benninger, D., Fraga, M., Sahli, R., Peron, J., Blasco-perrin, H., Izopet, J., Colson, P., Attarian, S., Gerolami, R., Hartl, J., Pischke, S., Giordani, M., Fritz, M., Panning, M., Bendall, R., Lin, N., Van Alfen, N., Van Engelen, B., Jacobs, B., Dalton, H. 1 Jan 2017, In: Journal of Hepatology
  • Coastal clustering of HEV; Cornwall, UK, Hunter, J., Madden, R., Stone, A., Osborne, N., Wheeler, B., Vine, L., Dickson, A., Barlow, M., Lewis, J., Bendall, R., Lin, N., Henley, W., Gaze, W., Dalton, H. 1 Mar 2016, In: European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Prior Event Rate Ratio Adjustment for Hidden Confounding in Observational Studies of Treatment Effectiveness: A Pairwise Cox Likelihood Approach, Lin, N., Henley, W. 10 Dec 2016, In: Statistics in Medicine


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