Matthew Grainge is an Associate Professor in Medical Statistics. His research is primarily in the areas of database and cancer epidemiology. In particular, he has researched extensively into when specific groups of people develop venous thromboembolism using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink and linked sources. These include people with cancer or inflammatory bowel disease and pregnant women. He is also interested in the statistical aspects of clinical trials and systematic reviews/meta-analyses and am currently statistics editor for the Cochrane Skin Group. His teaching activities are diverse, he teaches research methods to Undergraduate Medical Students and data management using Stata for our MSc in Applied Epidemiology.