Professor Sheila Bird
Programme Leader, MRC Biostatistics Unit, University of Cambridge
Professor Shelia Bird is a Programme Leader at the MRC Biostatistics Unit at the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses mainly on transmissible diseases which impact on other jurisdictions. Examples are: BSE and vCJD (the human form of ‘mad cow disease’); criminal justice and injecting drug users' morbidity (including from Hepatitis C virus) and mortality (including from overdose); and pandemic influenza.