Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2016
    Professor for statistics and causal inference, University of Bremen, and Department of Biometry and Data Management, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS (deputy head of department)

  • 2015 – 2018
    CoIlaborator on MRC grant “Development of a multilevel and mixture-model framework for modelling epigenetic changes over time”

  • 2013 – 2023
    Collaborator on MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit, Theme 3: "Statistical and Econometric Methodology"

  • 2013 – 2016
    Reader in Statistics at the School of Mathematics, University of Bristol

  • 2011 – 2013
    Leverhulme Research Fellowship “Statistical models and methods for complex causal inference”

  • 2009 – 2013
    Senior Lecturer at the School of Mathematics, University of Bristol

  • 2007 – 2010
    CoI on MRC grant “Inferring epidemiological causality using Mendelian Randomisation”

  • 2007 – 2009
    Lecturer at the School of Mathematics, University of Bristol

  • 2001 – 2007
    Lecturer at the Department of Statistical Science, University College London

  • 2000
    PhD (Dr rer.nat.) at the Department of Statistics, University of Dortmund, Germany

  • 1997 – 2000
    Research Assistant at the Department of Statistics, University of Munich, Germany

  • 1996
    Diploma in "Statistics with Psychology" at the Department of Statistics, University of Dortmund, Germany

Selected publications

  • Farewell D, Huang C, Didelez V. Ignorability for general longitudinal data. Biometrika. 2017; (in print)

  • Dawid, AP, Didelez V. Identifying the consequences of dynamic treatment strategies: A decision theoretic overview, Statistics Surveys, 4, 184-231, 2010.

  • Didelez, V, Kreiner S, Keiding, N. Graphical models for inference under outcome dependent sampling, Statistical Science, 25, 368-387, 2010.

  • Didelez, V. Graphical models for marked point processes based on local independence, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 70, 245-264, 2008.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • DFG Project (2017-2020) on "Causal discovery for cohort data"

Membership in scientific bodies/juries



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