Dr Tao Chen

Medical Statistician

Dr. Tao Chen joined the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in October 2016.
Prior to his role at LSTM, he was a research associate in medical statistics at King’s College London for almost 1.5 years and a lecturer in epidemiology and biostatistics at Nanjing Medical University for 3 years. 

His research includes statistical issues in design, analysis and reporting in clinical trials for medical and public health problems. He also researches on epidemiology, especially in cardiometabolic disease epidemiology and meta-analysis. Another area of his interest is on the trial based & model-based economic evaluation. 


Selected publications

  • Tao Chen, Xiaofang Chu, Yongkai Zhu, Yiting Lan, Hailong Zhao, Huifeng Zhu, Chong Shen. The predicted basal metabolic rate is correlated with blood pressure among young population. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine 2016; 9(6):12375-12383. (Co-first author)

    Martino F Pengo, Sichang Xiao, Culadeeban Ratneswaran, Kate Reed, Nimish Shah, Tao Chen, Abdel Douiri, Nicholas Hart , Yuanming Luo, Gerrard F Rafferty, Gian Paolo Rossi, Adrian Williams , Michael I Polkey, John Moxham, Joerg Steier. Randomised sham-controlled trial of transcutaneous electrical stimulation in obstructive sleep apnoea. Thorax 2016;71(10):923-931.

    Xiaodan Yuan, Fengmei, Wang Anne, Folta Fish, Cunyi Xue, Tao Chen, Chao Liu, Qingqing Lou. Effect of case management on glycemic control and behavioral outcomes for chinese people with type 2 diabetes: A 2-year study. Patient Education and Counseling 2016; 99(8):1382-1388.

    Dahai Yu, Tao Chen, Rui Qin, Yamei Cai , Zhixing Jiang, Zhanzheng Zhao, David Simmons. Association between lung capacity and abnormal glucose metabolism: Findings from China and Australia. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2016;85(1):37-45. (Co-first author)

    Yue-Jin Yang, David E. Kandzari, Zhan Gao, Bo Xu, Ji-Lin Chen, Shu-Bin Qiao, Jian-Jun Li, Xue-Wen Qin, Min Yao, Yong-Jian Wu, Jin-Qing Yuan, Jue Chen, Hai-Bo Liu, Jun Dai, Tao Chen, Yang Wang, Wei Li, Run-Lin Gao. Transradial Versus Transfemoral Method of Percutaneous Coronary Revascularization for Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery Disease: Comparison of Procedural and Late-Term Outcomes. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv 2010;3(10):1035-1042.

    Tao Chen, Wei Li, Yang Wang, Bo Xu, Jin Guo. Smoking Status on Outcomes after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Clin Cardiol 2012;35(9):570-574. 

    Tao Chen, Wei Li, Yang Wang, Tao Xu, Bo Hu, Weiwei Chen, Manlu Zhu. Body Mass Index and Hypertension Among Chinese Governmental and Institutional Employees in Beijing. Angiology 2012; 63(5):337-342. 

    Rui Qin, Tao Chen, Qingqing Lou, Dahai Yu. Excess Risk of Mortality and Cardiovascular Events Associated With Smoking Among Patients With Diabetes: Meta-Analysis of Observational Prospective Studies. International Journal of Cardiology2013;167(2):342-350.(Co-first author)

    Qian-wen Lv, Tao Chen, Wen Zhang, Qun Shi, Wen-jie Zheng, Peter E Lipsky, Xuan Zhang. TwHF versus methotrexate in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: response to Landewe's comment on the TRIFRA study. Ann Rheum Dis 2014;73(10):e63. 

    Zhan Gao, Bo Xu,Yuejin Yang, Shubin Qiao, Yongjian Wu,Tao Chen, Liang Xu, Jinqing Yuan, Jue Chen, Run-lin Gao. Comparison between one-stent versus two-stent technique for treatment of left main bifurcation lesions: A large single-center data: One Stent Versus Two Stents for Left Main. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2015;85(7):1132-1138.