Matt is a health economist with experience in both academia and consultancy. He joined the Health Economics Research Group at Brunel University London in 2010, specialising in the methods and application of economic evaluation in healthcare, before moving to a London health economics consultancy in 2016.
He has been involved in several clinical trial study teams as part of collaborations with the research and development department at Papworth NHS Trust and the Biostatistics Unit at the University of Cambridge (TOMADO, ASTER, AMAZE, and Ministern) as well as with the University of Warwick (SARAH). Matt has paricular research interests in the evaluation of abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programmes and decision modelling in this context, most recently as Co-investigator on an NIHR HTA grant (Screening Women for Aneurysms [SWAN]). He has also provided input to the external assessment of industry submissions for NICE, as part of their medical technologies evaluation
He currently holds a part-time Research Fellow position at the University of Surrey, with current projects including EU Horizon 2020 and NIHR funded research in Diabetes (iHealth, BEATDiabetes) and care home staffing and quality (STARQ) and supports the Kent/Surrey Research Design Service.
He has supported teaching at Brunel through short courses, health economics lectures on PG courses and development of materials for the online Master's in Public Health and Health Promotion, as well as contributing to the Imperial College London Master's in Genomic Medicine, before taking up a Lecturer (Education) in Health Economics role in July 2020.
MSc Health Economics, University of York
BA (Hons), Economics, Durham University
Newest selected publications
Kasturiratne, A., Khawaja, KI., Ahmad, S., Siddiqui, S., Shahzad, K., Athauda, LK., (2021) 'The iHealth-T2D study, prevention of type 2 diabetes amongst South Asians with central obesity and prediabetes: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial'. Trials, 22 (1). pp. 1 - 13. ISSN: 1745-6215 Open Access Linket al.
Glover, M., Caplin, M., Leeuwenkamp, OR. and Longworth, L. (2021) 'Use of [177Lu]Lu-DOTA-TATE in the treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours: Results of a UK cost-effectiveness modelling study'. European Journal of Cancer, Supplement, 16. pp. 14 - 23. ISSN: 1359-6349 Open Access Link
Muilwijk, M., Loh, M., Siddiqui, S., Mahmood, S., Palaniswamy, S., Shahzad, K., (2021) 'Effects of a lifestyle intervention programme after 1 year of follow-up among South Asians at high risk of type 2 diabetes: a cluster randomised controlled trial'. BMJ Global Health, 6 (11). pp. 1 - 12. ISSN: 2059-7908 Open Access Linket al.
Sweeting, MJ., Marshall, J., Glover, M., Nasim, A. and Bown, MJ. (2021) 'Evaluating the Cost-Effectiveness of Changes to the Surveillance Intervals in the UK Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme'. Value in Health, 24 (3). pp. 369 - 376. ISSN: 1098-3015
Thompson, SG., Bown, MJ., Glover, MJ., Jones, E., Masconi, KL., Michaels, JA., (2018) 'Screening women aged 65 years or over for abdominal aortic aneurysm: A modelling study and health economic evaluation'. Health Technology Assessment, 22 (43). pp. V - 141. ISSN: 1366-5278 Open Access Linket al.