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 Ed Griffin

Ed Griffin

Modeller, Associate Research Fellow


 +44 (0) 1392 722403

 South Cloisters 


South Cloisters, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK


Ed is an experienced health economist, specializing in modelling the cost effectiveness of new medical interventions. He trained at The National Clinical Guideline Centre where he helped develop a number of NICE clinical guidelines. He has a master’s degree in International health policy from London School of Economics, and is a bachelor of science in Biochemistry. Recent work includes a cost effectiveness analyses of natriuretic peptide testing and specialist management in patients suspected of acute heart failure; and a cost effectiveness analysis of dose optimisation of a novel biologic for patients with moderate to severe psoriasis.


BSc (hons) Biochemistry with Medical Biochemistry
Msc International Health Policy


Research interests

Within the field of health technology assessment Ed specializes in cohort simulation of new diagnostic, surgical, medical or organizational strategies for acute and chronic health conditions in developed health care settings. Current experience lends itself to oncology-heamatology, dermatology and cardiology.

  • Markov modelling in HTA
  • Discrete event simulation
  • Cost effectiveness of health service configurations

Research projects

  • Cost effectiveness analysis of interventions for neuroendocrine tumours (NETs)


Supervision / Group

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