Names and addresses of statisticians involved in TSEs

This does not include the names of people exclusively working on human disease for which you must go to the section onmedical researchers, or biologists

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It should be said that the only people with adequate access to the MAFF data are the groups in Oxford and CVL. When asked for the data Oxford say they cant give it without CVL's permission and CVL wont give that. The Oxford group do seem to be reasonable in their statistics, however and I'm not sure how CVL are going to get around that.

Statistics are under argument almost continously;

(particularly Anderson's group with MAFF)

Different groups have tried to applied different epidemiological models to the data that they have and found that they can fit quite well:

Addresses

Anderson, Roy
Oxford University
Professor of Zoology
Intersted in the expidemiology of the diseases
01865 271234
Interested in the epidemiological models of BSE and making predictions

Bennett, Mike
Environmental Technology Centre
Department of Chemical Engineering
UMIST
PO Box 88
Manchester M60 1QD
0161 200 4388
0161 200 4399
m.bennet@umist.ac.uk
Has done statistical calculations on the BSE epidemic

Brenner, Eric
University College
London
0171 391 1689
Fax 0171 813 0242
Has looked further into the under reporting statistics of BSE

Comer, Phillip
Det Norsk Veritas
Palace Hs
3 Cathedral St
London SE1 9DE
0171 716 6535

Cooper, Jason
Statistics Dept
University of Warwick
Coventry,
Warwickshire
He has done an expert modelling of the observed BSE epidemic using bayesian forcasting and has been taken on by Dr. Gore in Cambridge.
01223 330386
jason.cooper@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk

Cousens, Simon
London School of Hygeine and Tropical Medicine
Keppel St
London W1
0171 636 8636
Has carried out the statistic analyses needed by the CJD Unit.

Curnow, RN
Department of Applied Statistics
University of Reading
Box 240
White Knights Rd,
Reading
RG6 6FN
01734 875123
Heavy stats to extract data concerning vertical transmission etc from standard group data

Dealler Stephen
Medical Microbiology Department Burnley General Hospital
Casterton Ave
Burnley BB10 2PQ UK
01282 474292
Fax 01282 474289
e-mail. deal@airtime.co.uk
Involved in BSE statistics. Underreporting of BSE, vertical transmission. human calculated risk

Diringer, Heino
Robert Koch Institute des Bundesgesundheitsamtes
D1000 Berlin Germany
0049 30 4547 2230
Complex, not agreeing with MAFF. scrapie is virus, EM of virus particles, statistical analyses of CJD2 and its genetic models

Donnelly, Chrystl
Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease
Department of Zoology
University of Oxford
Oxford OX1 3PS
email: chrystl.donnelly@zoo.ox.ac.uk
Anderson's department

Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease
Department of Zoology
University of Oxford
Oxford OX1 3PS
email: ferguson@zoo.ox.ac.uk
Anderson's department

Gore Shielah
Institute of Public Health
4 Forie Site,
Robinson Way
Cambridge
CB2 2SR
01223 330300. Fax 01223 330388
Interested in models and statistical analyses for both BSE and potential effects on CJD

Hau, CM
Departmentof Epidemiology and Public Health
Ninewells Hosp and Medical School
University of Dundee
Dundee
DD1 9SY
Worked with Curnow

Kent, John
Professor of Statistics,
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT
0113 233 5103
Fax 233 5102
Involved in the calculation of levels of under-reporting in BSE

Lacey, Richard
Microbiology Department
Chapel Allerton Hospital
Leeds 7
UK
0113 292 4654 mobile: 0378 960683
Professor of microbiology. Involved in releasing information to the press that others do not dare to release. Has been labelled by the media as a scaremonger but has turned out to be correct too often for comfort.

McPherson, Klim
Professor of Public Health Epidemiology
London School of Hygeine and Tropical Medicine
Keppel St
London WC1
0171 636 8636

Medley Graham
Statistics Department
Biological Sciences
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL
01203 524456
Has repeated Dealler's statistics on the age distribution of cattle with BSE, the number of cases that we have eaten and the predictive figures.

Neilson, Stuart
Department of Human Sciences
Brunel University of West London
Uxbridge
Middlesex UB8 3PH
01895 274000 ext 2504
stuart.neilson@brunel.ac.uk
Applying epidemiologcal models to the statistical data from MAFF to see if they will fit

Nowak, Martin
Oxford University
Department of Zoology
Intersted in the expidemiology of the diseases
01865 271234
Interested in the epidemiological models of BSE and making predictions

Short, Nick
11 Palmer Pk Ave
Reading
RG6 1DN
UK
01734 318478
in Reading Univ vet dept, worked with Medley and has supplied details for others

Smith, Adrian
Royal Statistical Society
London
0171 638 8998
or via the Imperial College 0171 594 8480
Involved in stirring up information from the Government and trying to get the statements to fit the statistics.

Smith, Peter
Professor of Public Health Epidemiology
London School of Hygeine and Tropical Medicine
Keppel St
London WC1
0171 636 8636
He has been involved with SEAC for quite some time

Southwood, TRE
Oxford University
Professor of Zoology
Intersted in the expidemiology of the diseases
01865 271234
Interested in the epidemiological models of BSE and making predictions, chairman of the Southwood Committee, not now working full time

Stekel, Dov
Oxford University
Department of Zoology
Intersted in the expidemiology of the diseases
01865 271234
Interested in the epidemiological models of BSE and making predictions

Tsutsui, T
11 Palmer Pk Ave
Reading
RG6 1DN
UK
01734 318478
in Reading Univ vet dept, worked with Medley and has supplied details for others

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