• United Kingdom


Research output per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research Interests

Medical Statistics

Personal Statement

Following a degree in mathematics and a PhD in statistics, David worked as a Senior Statistician for Sanofi Pharmaceuticals in Newcastle and Paris, before returning to academic research at Harvard University in Boston developing statistical algorithms to identify brain cells targeted by anti-psychotic drugs. After a two-year contact with the Robertson Centre for Biostatistics at the University of Glasgow as a Statistician/Data Manager, David took up a joint post as lecturer in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Strathclyde and Consultant Statistician for the NHS.

Academic / Professional qualifications

Chartered Statistician

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy

Award Date: 6 Nov 1997

External positions

Senior Consultant Statistician, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

2002 → …

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where David Young is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • 8 Similar Profiles

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.


Research Output

Accuracy of contrast-enhanced CT and predictive factors for extracapsular spread in unknown primary head and neck squamous cell cancer

Douglas, C., Crosbie, R., Young, D., Montgomery, J., O'Neill, G. & McArthur, C., 31 Jan 2020, In : Clinical Radiology. 75, 1, p. 77.e23-77.e28 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Assessing the effect of Independent Prescribing for community optometrists and referral rates to hospital eye services in Scotland

El-Abiary, M., Loffler, G., Young, D., Strang, N. & Lockington, D., 17 Jul 2020, In : Eye.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


38th Congress of the ESCRS

Mor Dickman (Participant), Lucia Brocato (Participant), Ype Henry (Participant), Sonia Manning (Participant), Paul Rosen (Participant), David Young (Participant), Marie-José Tassignon (Participant), Anders Behndig (Participant), Ulf Stenevi (Participant) & Mats Lundström (Participant)

2 Oct 20204 Oct 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Upskilling: Statistics for Mathematics Teachers (MM131: Autumn 2020)

David Young (Speaker) & Louise Kelly (Organiser)

19 Oct 20209 Nov 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course