Dr. Javier Zamora

Senior Lecturer in Perinatal Statistics 

Francisco Jose Gonzalez Carreras 

BARC Statistician

Javier Zamora gained a BSc degree in Biology from University Complutense of Madrid in 1991.  He has a PhD degree in Biomathematics (1997) from the same University. After a postdoctoral stage at the Mario Negri Institute in Bergamo (Italy) he focused into Statistics and Epidemiology. He gained a MSc degree in Public Health and Epidemiology from Rey Juan Carlos University (Madrid) and recently got a MSc degree in Research & Development Management from the National School of Health and Alcala University (Madrid).

His has developed an academic carrier at University of Madrid in the Biomathematics department as an Associate Professor with teaching responsibilities in Statistics and Experimental design.

He is the Head of the Clinical Biostatistics Unit at Ramon y Cajal University Hospital (Madrid) and the Director of the Clinical Epidemiology Research Area of the Ramon y Cajal Biomedical Research Institute (IRYCIS). His group hosts the Madrid Cochrane Collaborating Centre.

He was member of the staff of Assessors of the National Evaluation and Foresight Agency (ANEP) at the Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology. He is part of the panel of experts of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the Spanish Medicine Agency (AGEMED). 

He is a Non-Clinical Lecturer PI in BARC

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Francisco is a medical statistician. He holds a PhD in Economics and MSc in Statistics with medical applications.


He also has working experience modelling financial risks in BBA Bank, teaching econometrics and microeconomics at Sussex University and UCL, as quantitative economist at Institute for Employment Studies and as statistician at the Civil Service. 


Dr. Abiodun Idowu Adanikin 

Statistician / Epidemiologist

Abbey is an obstetrician and, a reproductive and perinatal health epidemiologist. He has about 15 years combined work experience in improving women’s health both at national and international levels, including at the World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva. He has expertise in clinical database development, big data analysis and the use of advanced statistical methods.


He was a professional fellow of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, UK and policy communication fellow of the Population Reference Bureau, United States. He is recipient of the prestigious International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (official FIGO publication) John J. Sciarra Prize Paper Award in 2012. His current research thrust includes investigating long-term effects of adverse birth outcomes, quality of maternity care services and health system strengthening.

 Annie Wright 


Annie joined the Centre for Women’s Health in November 2020 and is the trial statistician for MERIT and TILT as well as being involved in other research projects surrounding women’s health.


She graduated from the University of Dundee in 2019 with a BSc in Pharmacology and from the University of Strathclyde in 2020 with MSc Applied Statistics in Health Science. Her MSc research project was an ‘Investigation into the Determinants of Influenza Vaccine Uptake in Scotland’.