Isabel Allen, PhD, MA
Professor of Biostatistics & Epidemiology
We need to use well designed clinical and translational medicine trials combined with real world evidence to examine how well new therapies and technologies are working.
Isabel is a Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at UCSF and Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Entrepreneurship at Babson College. She serves on the board and advises several non-profit, analytic and biotechnology companies. She is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and has published widely.
Words of Strength
Making sense of data
Isabel believes we need to use well designed clinical and translational medicine trials combined with real world evidence to examine both new therapies and technologies and how they are working.
Isabel's expertise in biostatistics helps other researchers combine imaging, clinical, neurological and longitudinal data to examine the whole patient and the whole set of issues faced in cognitive impairment.
Isabel is mentoring and working with Atlantic Fellows and GBHI faculty to move their research in new directions in evaluating dementia. She is especially interested in diversity and inequities in healthcare for dementia care.
Isabel received her PhD in Statistics from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, USA. She is Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of California, San Francisco after teaching and doing research at the University of Pennsylvania & Harvard University. She also founded several biotechnology companies and consults with start-ups in science in the San Francisco Bay Area.