Tassos Kyriakides


Short Bio:

Dr. Kyriakides has worked as a biostatistician/epidemiologist on US and international medical research projects (clinical trials and observational studies). He is an Associate Research Scientist at the Yale Center for Analytical Sciences, Yale School of Public Health and in the Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases (AIDS program). As a Senior Biostatistician in the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center (VACSPCC), he has designed, coordinated and analyzed data from long-term, pivotal clinical trials. As of April 2015, he has been appointed as Acting Deputy Director at VASCPCC-West Haven where he oversees various aspects of the center’s scientific operations including a risk-based monitoring system deployed in one of the center’s clinical trials. His expertise is in infectious diseases and more specifically HIV/AIDS. He has served as statistical consultant/analyst on numerous studies in infectious diseases and has served on US and Canadian clinical trials evaluation committees as well as numerous Protocol Review and Data Monitoring Committees. He also serves as a consulting biostatistician/research design methodologist/lecturer in a number of Hospital Departments where he supports clinical research undertaken by attending clinicians, residents and fellows. He is Statistical Peer Reviewer for the Lancet Infectious Diseases and the Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology. He has served as Abstract Mentor for the International AIDS Society Meetings for a number of years.