Leonid Churilov is Professor of Biostatistics, Florey Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia. He is an internationally recognized expert in using quantitative modelling in clinical and health care delivery systems, with specific focus on stroke care. Prof Churilov led research on the appropriate analysis and meta-analysis of clinical outcomes in stroke studies. This research contributed to the novel assumption-free method for the ordinal analysis of Modified Rankin Scale currently used worldwide by stroke RCTs.
Prof Churilov manages the provision of statistical advice and analysis to pre-clinical, clinical, and translational studies. He acted and currently acts as the trial statistician for multiple large multi-centre international clinical trials including Extend, Extend IA, Extend IA TNK, TASTE, AVERT, and AVERT-DOSE studies. Prof Churilov is a member of Australian Stroke Trials Network Executive and Australian Clinical Trials Alliance Statistics for Innovative Trials Design Reference Group.