Masud Rana, PhD(c)


  • Biostatistician at CCI-CIC
  • 7+ years of health research experience in the academia
  • Biostatistician, Department of Medicine, U of S from 2016 – 2020
  • Biostatistician, Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, U of S from 2015 – 2016
  • Biostatistician, Clinical Research Support Unit, U of S from 2012 – 2014

Received Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Scholarship

Masud works as a Biostatistician at CCI. He provides statistical support to ongoing clinical trials and research projects at the Centre. With 7+ years of experience in academia, Masud has the training and expertise for carrying out statistical analyses at CCI. He has hands-on experience in the traditional and advanced statistical methods – hierarchical/multilevel models, disease mapping, longitudinal analysis, survival analysis, and cost-effectiveness analysis – implemented in the statistical environment R following either classical or Bayesian philosophy of inference. Masud is a PhD candidate with a Biostatistics specialization at the University of Saskatchewan, where he worked as a Biostatistician for seven years before moving to CCI. His PhD research is focused on integrating spatial auto-correlation with measurement error in a Bayesian framework.

CCI is an inclusive centre with multidisciplinary membership for all cardiovascular investigators in BC