Emma Hall is Deputy Director (Research) of the Cancer Research UK funded Clinical Trials & Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU). She is a medical statistician with interests in both cancer clinical trials and epidemiology having gained an MSc in Statistics with Applications in Medicine (University of Southampton, 1994) and a PhD in Epidemiology with a thesis titled: ’Benign breast disease as a risk factor for breast cancer’ (University College London, 1999). She is a Chartered Statistician and fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and has membership of the Society for Clinical Trials and the International Society of Clinical Biostatistics.
The focus of her more recent work involves trials aimed at maximising benefit in the treatment of urological cancers and trials of radiotherapy in head and neck cancer. She collaborates with clinical coordinators and investigators nationally and is a member of the National Clinical Research Institute (NCRI) Bladder and Testis Clinical Studies Groups and its Clinical and Translational Radiotherapy Research Group. She is a member of Cancer Research UK’s Clinical Trials Awards and Advisory Committee and sits on a number of independent data monitoring committees for national Phase II and III trials.