Imperial College London

Dr Alexander Adamson

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Research Associate - Medical Statistician







Sir Michael Uren HubWhite City Campus





Alexander Adamson has worked as a research assistant as a medical statistician at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) since 2017 and completed his PhD in 2022, and is now part of both the NHLI and School of Public Health. He worked on the Horizon 2020 Aging Lungs in European Cohorts study until the end of the project in April 2019, and now works on UK-wide secondary care audits relating to asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as part of the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). He also works on numerous projects using Clinical Practice Research Datalink data, which is a large electronic healthcare record database containing British GP records. His interests lie in Bayesian statistics and the analysis of electronic healthcare records.



Adamson A, Kallis C, Douglas I, et al., 2024, Accuracy of the recording of pneumonia events in English electronic healthcare record data in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Pneumonia, ISSN:2200-6133

Barnett JL, Maher TM, Quint JK, et al., 2023, Combination of BAL and computed tomography differentiates progressive and non-progressive fibrotic lung diseases, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol:208, ISSN:1073-449X, Pages:975-982

Graul E, Stone P, Massen G, et al., 2023, Determining prescriptions in electronic healthcare record data: methods for development of standardized, reproducible drug codelists, Jamia Open, Vol:6, ISSN:2574-2531, Pages:1-11

Painter A, van Dael J, Neves A, et al., 2023, Identifying benefits and concerns with using digital health services during COVID-19: evidence from a hospital-based patient survey, Health Informatics Journal, Vol:29, ISSN:0965-8335

Adamson A, Portas L, Accordini S, et al., 2022, Communication of personalised disease risk by general practitioners to motivate smoking cessation in England: a cost-effectiveness and research prioritisation study, Addiction, Vol:117, ISSN:0965-2140, Pages:1438-1449

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