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George M. Savva

Senior research scientist, Quadram Institute

George Savva is a statistician at Quadram Institute Bioscience, supporting work across health sciences.

Following a PhD in computational biology, George has worked as a statistician in health and medicine since 2004, supporting large national epidemiologic studies; the National Down Syndrome Cytogenetic Register, the Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study, and The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing.

Between 2013 and 2017 he led a research programme in the epidemiology of ageing and dementia, at the University of East Anglia, and retains an interest in the conceptualization of frailty in older people and in the effects of potentially inappropriate medication use in older age.


  • 2017–present
    Senior research scientist, Quadram Institite Bioscience
  • 2013–2017
    Senior lecturer, University of East Anglia
  • 2010–2013
    Statistician, Trinity College Dublin
  • 2006–2010
    Research associate, University of Cambridge