POCOCK Stuart, London, GBR<br>Stuart Pocock is Professor of Medical Statistics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. His primary research interest concerns clinical trials, both as regards methodological developments and applied collaboration in major trials. His particular methodologic interests include: standards for the statistical reporting of trials and epidemiological studies, the statistical ethical and organisational principles for data monitoring including early stopping guidelines, the presentation of time-to-event (survival) data, the pros and cons of equivalence trials, and problems of multiplicity in trial reporting eg subgroup analyses, multiple outcomes and covariate adjustment.
Professor Pocock runs a statistical centre for the design, conduct, analysis and reporting of major clinical trials, especially in cardiovascular diseases. He is also a consultant statistician for a wider range of clinical trials in which expert statistical advice is needed, and serves as a statistical member of many trial data monitoring and steering committees. He collaborates internationally especially with the Cardiovascular Research Foundation in New York and the New England Research Institutes in Boston. He is a frequent lecturer on a variety of clinical trial issues.