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Khadija Rantell
Statistical Assessor at Medicines and Health Care Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), UK


Khadija Rantell has been working as a Statistical Assessor in the Licencing Division at the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) since 2013. She is responsible for carrying out statistical assessment of marketing authorization applications and clinical trial applications, as well as providing scientific advice (National and European). She also works collaboratively across other divisions within the Agency.

Khadija is a qualified statistician with a PhD from Sheffield University. She has over 10 years of experience working in academia, where she taught statistics at both undergraduate and post graduate level and has supported research in numerous therapeutic areas (e.g. oncology, psychiatry, neurology, cardiology, diabetes and primary care). She has a particular interest in innovative trial designs (e.g. master protocols), real-word-data, rare diseases and patient reported outcomes.

Khadija has been a member of EFSPI Scientific Committee and an observer on the Biostatistics Working Party at the EMA since 2017.

Agenda Sessions

  • Challenges and Opportunities of Early Drug Development: A Regulatory Perspective

  • Panel: Regulatory Science to Accelerate and Influence Early Clinical Trial Practice