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Kim Pearce

Dr Kim Pearce
Chartered Senior Statistician
Haematological Sciences
Institute of Cellular Medicine
The Medical School
Newcastle University
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Dr. Pearce has worked for Newcastle University since 1996. She has been involved in many EU-funded projects as well as acting as a statistical consultant for several national companies.

The work of Dr Pearce has been published in many major journals and she has extensive experience in a wide range of biostatistical fields. Kim specialises in Cox regression, Kaplan Meier, competing risks analysis, logistic modelling and multivariate techniques including principal components and cluster analysis.

She has recently collaborated with European partners on the following projects:

(a) Community Innovation Survey II (2000-2001),
(b) Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions (ETP) (2002-2003),
(c) Water Intermediaries (2003-2004)
(d) Kansei Engineering (KENSYS) (2005-2006)
(e) IMPORTNET (the analysis of international culture and collaboration in the workplace)      (2007-2009).
(f) The impact of Regulation (EC) No 1394/2007 on the development of Advanced Therapy      Medicinal Products (ATMPs): an academic perspective (2010-2013).


Relevant References

1 . Gudipati, M.; Pearce, K. ; Prakash, A.; Redhead, G.; Hemingway, V.; McEleny, K.; Stewart, J. (2013) Sperm Donor program over 11 years at Newcastle Fertility Centre. Human Fertility IN PRESS.

2. Pearce, K.F., Lee, S.J., Haagenson, M, Petersdorf, E.W., Norden, J, Collin, M.P., Klein, J.P., Spellman, S.R., Lowerson, S.A., Davies, S., Dickinson, A.M. (2012). Analysis of non-HLA genomic risk factors in HLA-matched unrelated donor hematopoietic cell transplantation for chronic myeloid leukemia. Haematologica , 97(7) 1014-1019 .

3. Culpin R., Pearce K. , Bailey J., Pointon J., Sunter N., Bailey J., Evans P., Allsup D., Allan J., Mainou-Fowler T. (2011) MicroRNAs in B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (B-CLL): mature microRNAs of the miR-17-92 cluster predict for treatment free survival (TFS) in patients with B-CLL. In: International Journal of Molecular Medicine , 28(1). Spandidos Publications.

4. Pearce K.F ., Norden J., Collin M., Hromadnikova I., Sedlacek .P, Cornelissen J.J., Wolff D., Aubano A., Holtick U., Scheid C., Socie G., Greinix H., Holler E., Dickinson A.M. (2011) Development of an algorithm to predict acute GvHD and chronic GvHD in HLA-matched sibling, non-T cell depleted haematopoietic stem cell transplants. In: Bone Marrow Transplantation: 37th European Group for Bone and Marrow Transplantation . Paris, France: Nature Publishing Group.