Mr Matthew Dodd


Research Fellow
in Medical Statistics


Keppel Street
United Kingdom

020 7927 2376

I have worked at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) since February 2013. Initially, I worked as a Data Manager within the Clinical Trials Unit (CTU), before completing an MSc in Medical Statistics at LSHTM and starting a new role as a Research Fellow in Medical Statistics. This role involves providing data management and statistical support for several randomised controlled trials overseen by the LSHTM CTU. I am also currently undertaking a part-time PhD assessing the performance of statistical methods for handling non-adherence to interventions in randomised non-inferiority trials.


Department of Medical Statistics
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health


Centre for Statistical Methodology
TB Centre


Currently, I tutor on the Regression module for the MSc in Medical Statistics and also assist with the distance learning module Basic Statistics for Clinical Trials (CTM102). I am also co-module organiser for the Clinical Trials module (2033).


I am currently providing statistical support for the following randomised controlled trials:

  • AIMS (investigating the effect of Irbesartan on aortic dilatation in Marfan syndrome)
  • ARREST (investigating the effect of expedited transfer to a cardiac arrest centre for non-ST elevation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest;
  • BHF PROTECT-TAVI (investigating the effect of a cerebral embolic protection device in participants with aortic valve stenosis planned for treatment by transcatheter aortic valve implantation)
  • CHIP-BCIS3 (investigating the effect of a strategy of percutaneous left ventricular unloading in patients undergoing high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI))
  • ERIC-PPCI (investigating the effect of remote ischaemic conditioning on clinical outcomes in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients undergoing primary PCI;
  • PREVENTT (investigating the effect of intravenous iron in patients with anaemia undergoing major open abdominal surgery;
  • REVIVED-BCIS2 (investigating the effect of PCI compared to optimal medical therapy alone for ischaemic left ventricular dysfunction;
  • TB Practecal (evaluating regimens containing Bedaquiline and Pretomanid for the treatment of adult patients with pulmonary multidrug resistant tuberculosis;
  • Tight K (investigating how potassium levels are controlled following coronary artery bypass graft surgery;
Research Area
Clinical trials
Public health
Statistical methods
Global Health
Randomised controlled trials
Disease and Health Conditions
Cardiovascular disease
Kidney disease

Selected Publications

Maintenance of Serum Potassium Levels ≥3.6 mEq/L Versus ≥4.5 mEq/L After Isolated Elective Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and the Incidence of New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation: Pilot and Feasibility Study Results.
Campbell NG; Allen E; Montgomery H; Aron J; Canter RR; Dodd M; Sanders J; Sturgess J; Elbourne D; O'Brien B
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
Statistical methods for non-adherence in non-inferiority trials: useful and used? A systematic review.
Dodd M; Fielding K; Carpenter JR; Thompson JA; Elbourne D
BMJ open
The impact of COVID-19 on recovery after heart surgery: preliminary findings from the CardiacCovid Study
Bueser T; Clayton T; Dodd M; Beaumont E; Owens G; Murray S; Sepehripour A; Oo A; Sanders J
European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
Effect of remote ischaemic conditioning on infarct size and remodelling in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients: the CONDI-2/ERIC-PPCI CMR substudy.
Francis R; Chong J; Ramlall M; Bucciarelli-Ducci C; Clayton T; Dodd M; Engstrøm T; Evans R; Ferreira VM; Fontana M
Basic Research in Cardiology
ACTIVATION (PercutAneous Coronary inTervention prIor to transcatheter aortic VAlve implantaTION): A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Patterson T; Clayton T; Dodd M; Khawaja Z; Morice MC; Wilson K; Kim W-K; Meneveau N; Hambrecht R; Byrne J
JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions
Tight K Pilot Study Dataset
Sturgess J; Dodd M
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