I am currently a doctoral student at the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics under the supervision of Marie Reilly. My main area of interest is the nested case-control design and the non-standard statistical approaches that one can use to analyse such data.
- 2005, certificate of pedagogic ability at higher level education (CAPAES), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.
- 1998, complementary Master in Statistics (2 years), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.
- 1991, complementary Master in Hospital Physics (2 years), Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
- 1989, MSc (Physics), Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
The title of my PhD project is "Efficient designs and analysis of extended case-control studies".
Regarding the nested case-control design, my aim is to use non-standard statistical approaches that enable exploiting efficiently the data provided in this design. In particular, I address the following topics
- Reusing data from nested case-control design to address a new research question.
- Estimating baseline hazard and absolute risk from nested case-control data.
- Using non-standard analyses to mitigate a problem of overmatching and handle clustered data in nested case-control design
Regarding the extreme case-control design, my aim is to develop tools and give guidelines to perform valid subgroup analyses.
I have a considerable experience in teaching statistics in medicine/health in my home country (Belgium) for 15 years.
I have been involved in the following teaching activities since 2013 at KI and other Universities:
- Basic courses in statistics at KI (biostat I and VetU)
- Logistic regression at KI (biostat II)
- Survival analysis at KI (biostat III)
- Extensions to the design and analysis of case-control studies at University of Milano-Bicocca