Dr Nazrul Islam
MBBS, MSc, MPH, PhD
Research Fellow, Medical Statistics
Naz is a physician-epidemiologist and medical statistician. Following his medical training (MBBS), he was trained for a Masters in Epidemiology at Harvard University, and a PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of British Columbia.
Before joining Oxford, he was working as a quantitative research associate at the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge. His works involved research methodology and quantitative data analysis of randomised controlled trials and large observational databases.
Current work and interests
Naz is a research fellow in medical statistics. Based at the Big Data Institute at the University of Oxford, his work involves a combination of research methodology, medical statistics, and machine learning to examine cardiovascular disease burden using integrated electronic health records and large prospective health studies. He is also a visiting researcher at the University of Cambridge.
Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Carotid Intima Media Thickness in Children with Type 1 Diabetes
Glackin S. et al, (2019), Pediatric Diabetes
Mapping 123 million neonatal, infant and child deaths between 2000 and 2017.
Burstein R. et al, (2019), Nature, 574, 353 - 358
Insulin pump therapy, pre-pump hemoglobin A1c and metabolic improvement in children with type 1 diabetes at a tertiary Canadian children's hospital.
Botros S. et al, (2019), Pediatric diabetes, 20, 427 - 433
War on Drugs: The Case of Bangladesh
Islam N., (2019), Harvard Public Health Review, 25, 1 - 5
Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.
GBD 2017 Causes of Death Collaborators None., (2018), Lancet, 392, 1736 - 1788