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Dr Mandana Zanganeh

Job Title
Assistant Professor (Research Focussed)
WMS - Warwick Clinical Trials Unit
Research Interests

Main research interests relate to: 1) Conducting economic evaluations alongside clinical trials; 2) Economics of healthcare; 3) Systematic reviewing; 4) Health technology assessment.


In Iran, Mandana completed a Medical degree, with distinction, at Tehran Azad University of Medical Sciences in 2003. There, between 2003 and 2012, she variously worked as a Medical Doctor and Research Assistant in two clinics and as a Team Leader in two pharmaceutical companies. After coming to the UK, she obtained a Masters degree in Public Health, with distinction, from Anglia Ruskin University in 2014 and worked there as a Research Assistant from 2013 to 2016.

Mandana completed a fully-funded PhD in Health Economics at the University of Birmingham in 2020. Mandana's PhD research in health economics was primarily aimed at exploring and developing methods for the economic evaluation of school-based interventions to prevent obesity in children in low- and middle- income countries. Mandana joined Warwick Medical School (Warwick Evidence) as a Research Associate in Health Economics in January 2020 and, after passing her viva, was promoted to Research Fellow in May 2020.

Mandana's main role within Warwick Evidence was to work with a multidisciplinary team preparing technology appraisal reviews commissioned by National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). In May 2021 Mandana joined Warwick Clinical Trials Unit where she works on conducting economic evaluations alongside various clinical trials. She was promoted to Assistant Professor in October 2022.

Title Funder Award start Award end
NIHR HS&DR Stage 2 Lead by UHCW:Single use versus multiple use endoscopes: balancing infection control and environmental impact (SUMU-Endo) National Institute for Health Research (NIHR DoH) 01 Jun 2023 31 May 2025
No cost extension to BioImpedance Spectroscopy to Maintain Renal Output: The BISTRO Trial (Ideate 57025) National Institute for Health Research (NIHR DoH) 01 Feb 2022 31 Jul 2023