Dr Tom Palmer, Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics applied to Genetics


  • Causal inference
  • Medical statistics / Biostatistics
  • Mendelian randomization
  • R and Stata programming
  • Statistical methods for Epidemiology
  • PhD thesis pdf


  • Postgradute Certificate in Academic Practice, 2018

    Lancaster University

  • PhD Extensions to Mendelian randomization, 2009

    University of Leicester

  • MSc in Medical Statistics, 2005

    University of Leicester

  • BSc in Mathematics and Economics, 2002

    University of Nottingham


November 2021: Top 40 New CRAN Packages

OneSampleMR included in R Views November 2021 Top 40 New CRAN Packages

Student conference award, Alexandroupolis, Greece

Recent Posts

My #GitHubUnwrapped 2022!

My #GitHubUnwrapped 2022!

Make your own CRAN-like repository with Linux binary R packages

Make your own CRAN-like repository serving not only bundled source packages and Windows and macOS binary packages but also Linux binary packages.


Using allele scores to identify confounding by reverse causation: Studies of alcohol consumption as an exemplar

A review of group-based methods for teaching statistics in higher education

Investigating and fixing a new CRAN check error in my OneSampleMR package

R and Stata packages for one-sample Mendelian randomization analyses: OneSampleMR and ivonesamplemr

Parameter collapsibility and noncollapsibility in statistical models: what you need to know