Strategic Research

Research Group on Statistics, Econometrics and Health (GRECS)

Our research group is dedicated to statistical modelling in different fields and research lines such us environmental statistics and epidemiology, clinical and cancer epidemiology and health econometrics.

Our expertise lies, precisely, in statistical modelling:

  • Biostatistics
  • Spatial statistics
  • Mixed models
  • Survival models
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Econometrics, and
  • Geographical information systems (GIS)

Main projects

  • 1.

    Compositional data analysis and related methods (COSDA-RETOS)

    Subproject of ‘Compositional and Spatial Data Analysis (COSDA).

  • 2.

    Dynamic evolution of the metabolic syndrome and development of an equation to predict cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes


  • 3.

    Health and Crisis

    Subprogram of ‘Social determinants of health’ CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP)



Bioinformatics expertise:

Group Leader:

Marc Saez

Bioinformatics services offered

  • Statistical modelling

    Biostatistics; Spatial statistics; Mixed models; Survival models; Bayesian statistics; Econometrics and Geographical information systems (GIS).