Ms Dyuti Coomar BSc, MSc

Dyuti Coomar

Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research
Research Fellow (Medical Statistics)

Contact details

Primary Care Clinical Sciences
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Murray Learning Centre
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dyuti Coomar is a Research Fellow (Medical Statistics) at the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research.

Dyuti initially trained as a Statistician, and then followed it up with a degree in Biostatistics and Epidemiology. Her principal research interest is in systematic reviews, meta-analysis and specifically, individual participant data meta-analysis. She has previously worked on developing meta-analysis methods used in diagnostic test research. She has also looked at various methodological techniques to tackle the problems of applying diagnostic research to different clinical settings.

Currently, she is completing her PhD on determining the effect of diet and physical activity on gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).



  • MSc in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, International Institute for Population Sciences, 2015
  • BSc (Hons) in Statistics, University of Calcutta, 2013


Research themes

  • Meta-analysis
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Multivariate analysis
  • Systematic reviews