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Francesco Zaccardi

Francesco Zaccardi is Associate Professor in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Data Science, Medical Statistician and Honorary Consultant in Cardiometabolic Medicine. He is Deputy Director of the Leicester Real World Evidence Unit, Diabetes Research Centre, University of Leicester.

After completing his residency in Internal Medicine and Diabetes at the Catholic University School of Medicine in Rome, he has been visiting researcher at the Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, and at the Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland; he completed his PhD in Epidemiology and MSc in Medical Statistics at the University of Leicester.

His main interests are epidemiology of cardiometabolic diseases, comparative assessment of glucose-lowering drugs, longitudinal analysis of primary and secondary (electronic health records) data, pharmacoepidemiology, prediction models.