Nicod, Elena

Miss Elena Nicod  


Position held

Department of Social Policy

LSE Health and Social Care

Research Officer

Experience keywords:

pricing and reimbursement; health technology assessment; health policy; pharmaceutical policy; market access

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My research interests focus on pharmaceutical policy, market access, and pricing and reimbursement mechanisms. More specifically, the work conducted within my doctoral research focuses on and compares health technology assessment processes and outcomes in different countries to identify the rationale for coverage decision-making, in view of minimising inter-country variability in access to these treatments and proposing ways forward to harmonise these processes.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

HealthcarePolicy and Regulatory Bodies

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Canada; Scotland; England; Australia; France; Sweden


French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Spanish [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]; German [Spoken: Intermediate]; Italian [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)207 955 7540

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Jackson, Timothy L. and Nicod, Elena and Angelis, Aris and Grimaccia, Federico and Prevost, Andrew T. and Simpson, Andrew R.H. and Kanavos, Panos (2013) Pars plana vitrectomy for vitreomacular traction syndrome: a systematic review and metaanalysis of safety and efficacy Retina, 33 (10). 2012-2017. ISSN 0275-004X

Jackson, Timothy and Nicod, Elena and Simpson, Andrew and Angelis, Aris and Grimaccia, Federico and Kanavos, Panos (2013) Symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion Retina, 33 (8). 1503-1511. ISSN 1539-2864

Jackson, Timothy L. and Nicod, Elena and Angelis, Aris and Grimaccia, Federico and Prevost, Toby and Simpson, Andrew and Kanavos, Panos (2013) Vitreous attachment in age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, and retinal vein occlusion Retina, 33 (6). 1099-1108. ISSN 1539-2864


Nicod, Elena and Kanavos, Panos (2012) Commonalities and differences in HTA outcomes: a comparative analysis of five countries and implications for coverage decisions Health Policy, 108 (2-3). 167-177. ISSN 0168-8510

Kanavos, Panos and Nicod, Elena (2012) What is wrong with orphan drug policies?: suggestions for ways forward Value in Health, 15 (8). 1182-1184. ISSN 1098-3015


Nicod, Elena (2010) Harmonizing the outcomes of HTA: an application to central nervous system treatments Euro Observer, 12 (4). 9-14. ISSN 1020-7481

Kanavos, Panos and Nicod, Elena and Espin, Jaime and van den Aardweg, Stacey (2010) Short- and long-term effects of value-based pricing vs. external price referencing EMiNet.

Kanavos, Panos and Nicod, Elena and van den Aardweg, Stacey and Pomedli, Stephen (2010) The impact of health technology assessments: an international comparison Euro Observer, 12 (4). 1-7. ISSN 1020-7481

Kanavos, Panos and Vandoros, Sotiris and Irwin, Rachel and Nicod, Elena and Casson, Margaret (2010) The European pharmaceutical market and policies - outlook for the future European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium.

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