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Presentations made by HERC researchers and students at conferences, professional meetings and workshops during the current year.

Presentations in 2019

7-8 January 2019
HESG Conference, York
Philip Clarke
Moving beyond the threshold: Using a competitive mechanism alongside economic evaluation to allocate health care resources

14 January 2019
University of Aberdeen
Seamus Kent
Total diet replacement as a scalable population​ approach to tackling obesity

22 January 2019
4th Annual Primary Care Research Symposium, Aylesbury
Ines Rombach and Marvi Iftikhar: Presented a workshop on How missing and spurious data can affect trial results

04 February 2019
University of Nottingham
Mara Violato: The impact of diagnosis on health-related quality of life and costs in people with coeliac disease: a UK population-based longitudinal perspective.

7 February 2019
Centre of Health Economics, University of York
Philip Clarke: The origins of health economic evaluation

27 February 2019
Queen Mary University of London
Seamus Kent: Doctor Referal to a Low-Energy Total Diet Replacement Program Cost Effective for the Routine Treatment of Obesity?

11 March 2019
Manchester Centre for Health Economics Seminar Series
James Buchanan: Improving the health economics evidence base for genomic testing

13-14 March 2019
NIHR Health Protection Research Unit Gastrointestinal Infection Annual Scientific Conference, London
Mara Violato: Family income and utilisation of primary and secondary healthcare for diarrhoeal and respiratory infection: evidence from the UK Millenium Cohort Study

18 March 2019
CSAE Conference 2019, Economic Development in Africa, Oxford
Laurence Roope and Joel Smith: Gravitational Allocation Problems

30 March 2019
Fourteenth Workshop on Costs and Assessment in Psychiatry - The value of Mental Health Services
Stephen Rocks, Mina Fazel and Apostolos Tsiachristas: Budget Allocation at the Commissioning Level: Does Child Mental Health Lose Out?

presentations in 2018

11 January 2018
Nuffield Department of Population Health, Medical Sciences Division Annual Symposium
Said Business School, University of Oxford
Presentations by HERC researchers

31 January 2018
International Genomics Festival, London
Sarah Wordsworth: 
Reimbursing next generation sequencing technologies.

6 February 2018
Precision Medicine Network Meeting, Banff, Canada 
Sarah Wordsworth: A discussion of precision medicine and value of information analysis.

14 February 2018
IPECAD ROADMAP Workshop on Modelling the economic value of Alzheimer’s disease interventions: How far have we come, what next? – International Pharmaco-Economic Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease, Paris
Alastair Gray: Presentation of the ROADMAP project
Filipa Landeiro: Resources used and costs incurred by people with dementia and their caregivers. Quality of life of people with dementia

26 February 2018
Oxford NIHR BRC Obesity Networking Event
Seamus Kent: Healthcare utilisation and costs in relation to body mass index in middle-aged and older women in England

8-9 March 2018
Annual Scientific Conference of the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Gastrointestinal Infections, Norwich
Mara Violato: The Economics of Gastrointestinal Infections: Ways Forward and New Initiatives.
Poster Presentation: Family income and exposure to norovirus in childhood: findings from the  UK Millennium Cohort Study. Authors of the research referenced in the poster: M. Violato, D. Taylor-Robinson, D. Hungerford, A. Gray, S. O'Brien, M. Iturriza-Gomara

21 March 2018
PHE Public Health Research and Science Conference 2018, University of Warwick
Laurence Roope: Reducing expectations for antibiotics in primary care: testing the provision of different types of information

21 March 2018
University of Cantabria, Santander
Filipa Landeiro: The challenges of collecting patient level data for observational studies

23 March 2018
University of Cantabria, Santander
Filipa Landeiro: The impact of social isolation of older patients on delayed hospital discharges

05 April 2018
2nd Annual EURACAN Conference “Sustainability and Innovation in Rare Cancer Management”, Oxford
Apostolos Tsiachristas: Cost-effectiveness of healthcare interventions for rare cancers: evidence from a systematic literature review and meta-analysis

07 April 2018
One Million Genomes: From Discovery to Health Symposia, Hannover
Brett Doble:(as a consequence of being awarded a National Human Genome Research Institute Scholarship Brett presented): Results from an analysis of HES data from rare disease patients enrolled in the 100k Genomes Project

11 May 2018

Kenya Medical Research Institute - Wellcome Trust

Apostolos Tsiachristas: Task-sharing in neonatal nursing care

11-13 April 2018
European Causal Inference meeting EUROCIM, University of Florence
Joel Smith
(Alastair Gray: Co-author): Poster Presentation: From Average Treatment Effects to the Identification of Treatment Responders

16 May 2018

European Congress of the International Federation for Surgery and Metabolic Disorders, Athens

 Results of a micro-costing of the different approaches to bariatric surgery.

16 -18 May 2018
European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2018, Gothenburg
Ramón Luengo-Fernandez: Healthcare resource use and costs associated with bleeding on long-term antiplatelet treatment in secondary prevention after vascular events: population-based cohort study

19 June 2018
3rd Personalised Medicine, Ethics and the Market Conference; Resource Allocation in Personalised Medicine: Evaluation,Translation & Ethics, Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St. Anne's College, Oxford
For this conference HERC, represented by Sarah Wordsworth and James Buchanan, joins the founding partners; the Centre for Personalised Medicine and Ethox, as a co-collaborator.

11-14 July 2018
EuHEA 2018 conference; Shaping the Future: the Role of Health Economics, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Apostolos Tsiachristas: Cost-effectiveness of healthcare interventions for rare cancers: evidence from a systematic literature review and meta-analysis

11-14 July 2018
EuHEA 2018 conference; Shaping the Future: the Role of Health Economics
Boby Mihaylova
is part of a committee involved in organisation of a session entitled: Will Health Economics Analysis Plans  (HEAPs) improve the quality of economic evaluations alongside RCTs?  A discussion of the content and application of HEAP templates.  Discussion group: University of   Bristol (Joanna C Thorn, William Hollingworth, Sian M Noble, Charlotte F   Davies, Sara T Brookes), Bangor University (Dyfrig Hughes, Colin Ridyard),   University of Oxford (Sarah Wordsworth, Borislava Mihaylova, Melina   Dritsaki), University of Cambridge (Ed Wilson), University of Warwick   (Stavros Petrou), Queen Mary University of London (Vladislav Berdunov, Borislava Mihaylova) 

July 2018
Ramón Luengo-Fernandez: Temporal trends (2002-2012) in long-term outcome and quality-adjusted life-expectancy after incident stroke in Oxfordshire, UK: evidence of impact of acute stroke care at the population-level.

29-31 August 2018
UK-China Workshop on the Economic Analysis of Large Medical Databases, University of Peking
Seamus Kent presented Understanding patterns of healthcare utilisation and expenditure.

25 September 2018
MSc Teachers/Tutors Training Workshop, University of Oxford
Mara Violato Planning for consolidation sessions.

October 2018
Presentations at the 9th Mount Hood Challenge The Mount Hood Diabetes Challenge Network, Düsseldorf, Germany (Hosted by researchers from the German Diabetes Centre (Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum))
Philip Clarke Growing old gracefully? The QALY at 50 The event rate and costs associated with major complications of diabetes in China: a comparative analysis.
José Leal Pre-diabetes model using Chinese data Challenge 2: UKPDS Outcomes Model.
Mi Jun Keng Impact of variation in type 2 diabetes management on health outcomes and healthcare costs.
Joel Smith Identifying those who benefit from treatment: an open challenge for diabetes economic models.
Iryna Schlackow Challenge 3: SHARP CKD-CVD model.

October 2018
World Health Stroke Congress 2018, Montreal, Canada
Ramón Luengo-Fernandez: Temporal trends (2002-2012) in long-term outcome and quality-adjusted life-expectancy after incident stroke in Oxfordshire, UK: evidence of impact of acute stroke care at the population-level. 

27 November 2018
Newcastle University
Seamus KentTotal diet replacement as a scalable population​ approach to tackling obesity                         

27 November 2018
Health Economics & Evidence Synthesis (HEES) Group, the Institute of Health & Society, Newcastle University
Seamus Kent:  Food on prescription, should total diet replacement programmes be provided by the NHS?

28 November 2018
Newcastle University
Laurence RoopeGravitational Allocation Problems (authored by himself and Joel Smith)