Dr Sofia Massa
- Statistical Editor, Cochrane Review Group
Sofia Massa is a Senior Statistician in the Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford. She has an MSc in Mathematics (University of Udine, Italy) and a PhD in Statistical Science (University of Padua, Italy). Before joining NDPH she was a postdoc at the University of Padua and a Departmental Lecturer at the Department of Statistics, University of Oxford where she was also the course co-ordinator of the MSc in Applied Statistics.
Her main research interests are on probabilistic graphical models on aspects related to evidence synthesis, gene-set analysis and neuropsychology modelling. She is also working on statistical models for high-dimensional population health studies.
Algebraic Representation of Gaussian Markov Combinations
Massa MS. and Riccomagno E., (2017), Bernoulli, 23, 626 - 644
On the importance of cognitive profiling: A graphical modelling analysis of domain-specific and domain-general deficits after stroke.
Massa MS. et al, (2015), Cortex, 71, 190 - 204
Graphical modeling for gene set analysis: A critical appraisal.
Djordjilović V. et al, (2015), Biom J, 57, 852 - 866
Along signal paths: an empirical gene set approach exploiting pathway topology.
Martini P. et al, (2013), Nucleic Acids Res, 41
Effectiveness of combinations of Gaussian graphical models for model building
Massa MS. and Chiogna M., (2012), Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation