Dr Darsy Darssan

Ph.D. (Stats), M.App.Sc. (Stats & Oper. Res.), B.Sc. (Hons., Stats & Pure Maths)

Lecturer in Biostatistics

About me

2019-Present: Lecturer in Biostatistics, The University of Queensland, Australia.

2015-2018: Biostatistician, The University of Queensland, Australia.

2014-2015: Postdoctoral researcher in Biostatistics, The University of Liverpool, UK.

2011-2014: Sessional academic, Queensland Univeristy of Technology, Australia.

2010-2013: Ph.D., Statistics, Queensland Univeristy of Technology, Australia.

2009-2010: Associate Research Fellow - Applied Statistics, Univeristy of Wollongong, Australia.

2008-2009: Statistician, Univeristy of New South Wales, Australia.

2007-2008: Data Analyst, Australian Council for Educational Research, Australia.

2006-2008: M.App.Sc, Statistics and Operational Research, RMIT University, Australia.

2001-2005: B.Sc. (Hons.), Statistics and Pure Mathematics, Univeristy of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

Projects

Publications

 

Statistical Methods

Darssan, D, Thompson, MH, & Pettitt, AN (2014). Incorporating adverse event relatedness into dose‐finding clinical trial designs. Statistics in medicine, 33(7), 1146-1161

 

Biostatistics

Scarfe, L, Rak-Raszewska, A, Geraci, S, Darssan, D, Sharkey, J, Huang, J, & ... (2015). Measures of kidney function by minimally invasive techniques correlate with histological glomerular damage in SCID mice with adriamycin-induced nephropathy. Scientific reports, 5, 13601

 

Medical Statistics

Zhang, Y, Darssan, D, Pascoe, EM, Johnson, DW, Pi, H, & Dong, J (2018). Vitamin D status and mortality risk among patients on dialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

Roberts, MA, Darssan, D, Badve, SV, Carroll, RP, & ... (2017). Carvedilol and Cardiac Biomarkers in Dialysis Patients: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Kidney and Blood Pressure Research, 42(6), 1033-1044

Menon, A, Gray, LC, Fatehi, F, Darssan, D, Bird, D, Bennetts, D, & Russell, AW (2017). A comparison of characteristics of patients seen in a tertiary hospital diabetes telehealth service versus specialist face-to-face outpatients. Journal of telemedicine and telecare, 23(10), 842-849

Htay, H, Cho, Y, Pascoe, EM, Darssan, D, Nadeau-Fredette, & ... (2017). Multicenter registry analysis of center characteristics associated with technique failure in patients on incident peritoneal dialysis. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, CJN., 12321216

Htay, H, Cho, Y, Pascoe, EM, Darssan, D, Hawley, CM, & Johnson, DW (2016). Predictors of residual renal function decline in peritoneal dialysis patients: the balANZ trial. Peritoneal Dialysis International, pdi. 2016., 206

Htay, H, Cho, Y, Pascoe, EM, Darssan, D, Hawley, C, & ... (2017). Outcomes of Corynebacterium Peritonitis: A Multicenter Registry Analysis. Peritoneal Dialysis International, 37(6), 619-626

Htay, H, Cho, Y, Pascoe, EM, Darssan, D, Nadeau-Fredette, AC, & ... (2018). Center Effects and Peritoneal Dialysis Peritonitis Outcomes: Analysis of a National Registry. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 71(6), 814-821

See, EJ, Johnson, DW, Hawley, CM, Pascoe, EM, Darssan, D, Clayton, PA, & ... (2017). Early Peritonitis and its outcome in incident peritoneal dialysis patients. Peritoneal Dialysis International, pdi. 2017., 29

Jegatheesan, D, Johnson, DW, Cho, Y, Pascoe, EM, Darssan, D, Htay, H, & ... (2018). The Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Organism-Specific Peritonitis. Peritoneal Dialysis International, 38(3), 206-214

Nataatmadja, M, Cho, Y, Pascoe, EM, Darssan, D, Hawley, CM, & Johnson, DW (2017). Association between peritoneal glucose exposure and peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients: the balANZ trial (vol 37, pg 407, 2017). PERITONEAL DIALYSIS INTERNATIONAL, 37(4), 486

Nataatmadja, M, Cho, Y, Pascoe, EM, Darssan, D, Hawley, CM, & Johnson, DW (2017). Association between peritoneal glucose exposure and peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients: the balANZ trial. Peritoneal Dialysis International, pdi. 2016., 263

Krishnasamy, R, ......, Darssan, D, Vergara, LA, Paul-Brent PA, &.... (2018). Design and methods of the REMOVAL-HD study: a tRial Evaluating Mid cut-Off Value membrane clearance of Albumin and Light chains in HaemoDialysis patients. BMC nephrology, 19(1), 89

 

 

 

 

Research fields

Statistical Methods, Biostatistics, Medical Statistics

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