Mark Pilling

Mark joined the Behaviour and Health Research Unit in April 2017 as Senior Research Associate in Statistics. Mark’s background has been within both academia (medical consultancy at Sheffield University & health-care research at Manchester University) and also industry (drug discovery for AstraZeneca). He is currently involved with the RSS Medical Statistics Section and the NC3Rs grant panel. The majority of his publications relate to a variety of different designs of late-stage healthcare studies.


Selected Publications

The contributions of family care-givers at end of life: A national post-bereavement census survey of cancer carers’ hours of care and expenditures. C Rowland, B Hanratty, M Pilling, B van den Berg, G Grande. 2017. Palliative Medicine 31(4), 346-355.

Feasibility study to prevent falls in older people who are sight impaired: the VIP2UK randomised controlled trial. H Waterman, C Ballinger, C Brundle, S Chastin, H Gage, R Harper, D Henson, B Laventure, L McEvoy, M Pilling, N Olleveant, D A Skelton, P Stanford, C Todd. 2016. Trials 17(1), 464.

The theoretical and practical determination of clinical cut-offs for the British Sign Language versions of PHQ-9 and GAD-7. R Belk, M Pilling, KD Rogers, K Lovell, A Young. 2016. BMC Psychiatry 16:372.

A randomised controlled feasibility trial of Group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for people with severe asthma. J Yorke, P Adair, AM Doyle, L Dubrow-Marshall, S Fleming, L Holmes, A Menzies-Gow, R Niven, M Pilling & C Shuldham. 2016. Journal of Asthma.

Recommendations for managing missing data, attrition and response shift in palliative and end-of-life care research : Part of the MORECare research method guidance on statistical issues. N Preston, P Fayers, S Walters, M Pilling, G Grande, V Short, E Owen-Jones, C Evans, H Benalia, I Higginson, C Todd. 2013. Palliative Medicine 27(10) 899-907.

A study to assess the feasibility to undertake an RCT on adherence to eye drops in glaucoma patients
C Richardson, L Brunton, N Olleveant, DB Henson, M Pilling, J Mottershead, C Fennerty, AF Spencer, H Waterman. Patient Preference and Adherence 7, 1025–1039.

An Exploratory Study to Clarify the Cluster of Symptoms Predictive of Chemotherapy-Related Nausea Using Random Forest Modeling. A Molassiotis, C Farrell, K Bourne, SG Brearley, M Pilling. 2012. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 44(5), 692-703.