Mr Andrew Howman

School of Cancer Sciences
Medical Statistician

Contact details

Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit
School of Cancer Sciences
Robert Aitken Institute
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Andrew is a Medical Statistician working in Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit


  • MMath, University of Cambridge, 2011
  • MA, University of Cambridge, 2011 
  • BA (Hons), University of Cambridge, 1998


Andrew spent 4 years studying mathematics at Cambridge. Following university he spent a year doing volunteer work in Birmingham. After considering a career in secondary school teaching he started work as a medical statistician at University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust. Andrew spent 4 years in this role, interspersed by 6 months volunteer work in South Africa and 4 months travelling in South America, before moving to his current position within BCTU.


  • MBChB
  • BMedSc


Andrew is a medical statistician whose focus is on clinical trials. He has worked on trials in a variety of disease settings such as Leukaemia, Renal Disease and Women’s Health.


Wheatley K, Brookes CL, Howman AJ, Goldstone AH, Milligan DW, Prentice AG, Moorman AV, Burnett AK. (2009) Prognostic factor analysis of the survival of elderly patients with AML in the MRC AML11 and LRF AML14 trials. British Journal of Haematology,145:598-605.

Ball AK, Howman A, Wheatley K, Burdon MA, Matthews T, Jacks AS, Lawden M, Sivaguru A, Furmston A, Howell S, Sharrack B, Davies MB, Sinclair AJ, Clarke CE (2010) A randomised controlled trial of treatment for idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Journal of Neurology, available online at [accessed 16 Mar 2011]