Professor Tim Friede's research interests are in clinical biostatistics including designs for clinical trials (in particular flexible adaptive designs) and systematic reviews / meta-analyses.
Since January 2010 Tim Friede is Professor of Biostatistics at the University Medical Center Göttingen where he heads up the Department of Medical Statistics. He graduated in Mathematics (Dipl.-Math.) from the University of Karlsruhe and obtained a PhD (Dr.sc.hum.) from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Heidelberg. In 2001 he joined the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Lancaster University as NHS Training Fellow in Medical Statistics and was later promoted to Lecturer in Biostatistics. From 2004 he worked for Novartis Pharma AG, Basel before joining Warwick Medical School as Associate Professor of Medical Statistics in October 2006.
Tim Friede is Associate Editor of Biometrical Journal and BMC Medical Research Methodology, and Academic Editor of PLOS ONE. He is principal investigator in the DZHK (German Centre for Cardiovascular Research) and in the European Register for Multiple Sclerosis (EUReMS). Furthermore, he is an investigator in the Competence Network Degenerative Dementia (KNDD). He also serves as trial statistician for a number of projects including the EUTrigTreat and EU-CERT-ICD cohorts and the EARLY PRO-TECT Alport study.