HERC news

Our quarterly newsletter. Issue 9 is out now. Please download here.

DPhil in Population Health: HERC DPhil Research Projects 2015

For further information on the Nuffield Department of Population Health DPhil (3 year) programme and how to apply for 2015-2016 please click here. To find out more about the combined MSc in Global Health Science/DPhil in Population Health (4 year funded) programme please click here

HERC DPhil research projects for 2015 can be found here

HERC database of mapping studies - new version released

Version 3.0 of this database is now available, which is based on updated searches and includes 13 new mapping studies, bringing the total of studies in the database up to 103. The database can be used to estimate utilities for economic evaluation or health technology assessment, identify best practice in mapping studies and to identify or prevent duplicate publication. More information, and access to the database, is available here

Latest Publications

Alva, ML, Gray, A, Mihaylova, B, Leal, J, and Holman, RR (2014). The impact of diabetes-related complications on healthcare costs: new results from the UKPDS (UKPDS 84). Diabet Med, DOI: 10.1111/dme.12647.

Saw, RPM, Armstrong, BK, Mason, RS, Morton, RL, Shannon, KF, Spillane, AJ, Stretch, JR, and Thompson, JF (2014). Adjuvant therapy with high dose vitamin D following primary treatment of melanoma at high risk of recurrence: a placebo controlled randomised phase II trial (ANZMTG 02.09 Mel-D). BMC Cancer, 14:780.

Watts, CG, Cust, AE, Menzies, SW, Coates, E, Mann, GJ, and Morton, RL (2014). Specialized Surveillance for Individuals at High Risk for Melanoma: A Cost Analysis of a High-Risk Clinic. JAMA Dermatol, EPub Nov 2014. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.1952.

Lewsey, JD, Lawson, KD, Ford, I, Fox, KAA, Ritchie, LD, Tunstall-Pedoe, H, Watt, GCM, Woodward, M, Kent, S, Neilson, M, and Briggs, AH (2014). A cardiovascular disease policy model that predicts life expectancy taking into account socioeconomic deprivation. Heart, doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2014-305637. [Epub ahead of print].

Yiin, GSC, Howard, DPJ, Paul, NLM, Li, L, Luengo-Fernandez, R, Bull, LM, Welch, SJV, Gutnikov, SA, Mehta, Z, and Rothwell, PM (2014). Age-specific incidence, outcome, cost, and projected future burden of atrial fibrillation-related embolic vascular events: a population-based study. Circulation, 130(15):1236-44.

HERC Seminar Series

Forthcoming Seminars

Monday 16 February 2015, 12.00pm
Manuel Gomes, Lecturer in Health Economics and MRC Early Career Fellow in Economics of Health. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. 'Developing appropriate statistical methods for cost-effectiveness analysis that use cluster randomised trials.'

HERC Short Courses


Conferences and Workshops co-organised by HERC

Personalised Medicine and Resource Allocation Conference
Organised by the Centre for Personalised Medicine & and the Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford
2 March 2015, St Anne's College, Oxford. Registration now closed. More information.

International Health Conference 2015 - a date for your diaries
25-27 June 2015, St Hugh's College, Oxford. More information.