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I conduct pharmacoepidemiological studies, assessing the safety of drugs used in rheumatoid arthritis.

I am interested in causal inference methods.

Andrei Barbulescu

PhD student

I conduct pharmacoepidemiological studies, assessing the safety of drugs used in rheumatoid arthritis.

I am interested in causal inference methods.

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About me

PhD student at KEP (Clinical Epidemiology/Department of Medicine Solna, KI) interested in drug safety.

Research description

I conduct pharmacoepidemiological studies, mainly assessing risks associated with the use of drugs in rheumatoid arthritis. I am interested in the use of causal inference methods to obtain valid effect estimates from observational data. In my current research I use inverse probability weighting to study the interplay of biological and non-biological rheumatoid arthritis treatments in causing adverse effects.

Teaching portfolio

I am a teaching assistant in the Advanced course in SAS programming for health care data, held at KI.

Education

2004 to 2009 - License in Pharmacy Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila - Bucharest  

2010 to 2012 - Master of Science with a major in Neurosciences Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest  

2015 to 2017 - Master of Medical Sciences with a major in Public Health Epidemiology Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm  

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