Dr Gurdeep S Sagoo

Dr Gurdeep S Sagoo


Gurdeep is a Lecturer in Health Economics within the Academic Unit of Health Economics and an honorary lecturer at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. His research interests include the economic evaluation of diagnostic tests, in particular genetic testing, and complex interventions. Gurdeep is also involved in the NIHR Leeds In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative, the Test Evaluation Group (TEG) within the Unit and the Leeds Centre for Personalised Medicine and Health.

Prior to joining the unit, Gurdeep worked at the PHG Foundation, a health policy think-tank in Cambridge, where he led the health economics work programme. Gurdeep has also held honorary Health Economist positions with the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.


  • Co-Lead LIHS Athena Swan SAT
  • Chair of Learning and Teaching Group (AUHE)


  • MSc in Health Economics
  • PhD in Genomic Medicine
  • MSc in Genetic Epidemiology
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education
  • BSc (Hons) in Human Genetics

Professional memberships

  • UK Health Economics Study Group
  • Member of the Royal Society of Biology (MRSB)
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

Student education

I have extensive teaching experience across a range of topics including Health Economics and Systematic Review and Evidence Synthesis. I currently lead two Modules run within LIHS (Health Economics and Systematic Reviews) and also lead the Learning and Teaching Group with AUHE.  

Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
  • Academic Unit of Health Economics
  • Test Evaluation Group
  • Decision Modelling Group
  • Evidence Synthesis Group
  • Medicines optimisation
  • Cancer
  • Rare Diseases & Genetics
  • Health economics
  • Surgical Interventions, Diagnostics and Devices Division

Current postgraduate researchers

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