M. Kelly Seo (PhD) is Research Associate in Health Economics at the University of Cambridge for the Cambridge Research Methods Hub (CRMH) (http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/pcu/research/research-groups/crmh). She is an experienced health economist, having worked for international organisations (International Labour Organisation (ILO, Geneva) and the International Vaccine Institute (IVI, Seoul)) and HEOR consultancies. She holds a PhD in health economics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). Her PhD thesis was on economic evaluations of companion biomarkers for targeted therapies in cancer. She also holds an MSc in health policy, planning and financing from the London School of Economics (LSE) and LSHTM.
Kelly’s research interests are primarily in the cost-effectiveness of interventions to improve public health across a range of health technologies, disease areas, and population groups. Her research areas include:
• Economic evaluations/Decision-analytic modelling
• Health technology assessment (HTA).
• Survival analysis.
• Care pathway analysis.
• Value of information analysis.
• Systematic literature review and meta-analysis.
Luis ABD, Seo MK, 2021, Has the development of cancer biomarkers to guide treatment improved health outcomes?, European Journal of Health Economics, Vol:22, ISSN:1618-7598, Pages:789-810.
Seo MK, Straume O, Akslen LA, et al., 2020, HSP27 Expression as a Novel Predictive Biomarker for Bevacizumab: is it Cost Effective?, Pharmacoecon Open, Vol:4, Pages:529-539.
Seo MK, Cairns J, 2018, Do cancer biomarkers make targeted therapies cost-effective? A systematic review in metastatic colorectal cancer., PLOS One, Vol:13, ISSN:1932-6203, Pages:1-23.
Blanchard A, Wik E, Seo MK, Cairns J, Tranvåg E, Norheim OF, Fleck LM, Blasimme A, Engen C, Strand Ret al., 2017, Cancer Biomarkers Ethics, Economics and Society, Publisher: Megaloceros Forlag, ISBN: 9788291851044.
Seo MK, 2017, Economic evaluations of cancer biomarkers for targeted therapies: practices, challenges, and policy implications, Cancer biomarkers: ethics, economics and society, Editors: Blanchard, Strand, Publisher: Megaloceros Press, 2017. p.25-38.
Seo MK, Baker P, Karen N-LN, 2014, Cost-effectiveness analysis of vaccinating children in Malawi with RTS,S vaccines in comparison with long-lasting insecticide-treated nets, MALARIA JOURNAL, Vol: 13, ISSN: 1475-2875