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Ilias Goranitis

Senior Research Fellow - Health Economics
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
health care sciences & services
cost-benefit analysis
economic evaluation
health policy & services
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Ilias Goranitis

Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
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Ilias Goranitis


Ilias Goranitis is a senior health economics research fellow specialising in the economic evaluation and outcome valuation of genomic technologies. His main applied and methodological work focuses on exploring the cost-effectiveness of genomic technologies as well as the individual preferences for genomic testing using health economic and discrete choice modelling.

Dr Goranitis is jointly working between the Centre for Health Policy at the University of Melbourne and the Australian and Melbourne Genomic Health Alliances at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), aiming to provide health economic evidence for the implementation of genomic medicine that will inform state and federal government policy.Prior to joining the University of Melbourne, Dr Goranitis was a research fellow and deputy director of teaching on health economics at the University of Birmingham. Dr Goranitis has been a successful co-applicant in research grants from the NIHR HTA and the Department of Health in the UK (Calibre trial, Mifemiso trial, PPH study, Shifting shapes study) worth £5 million (AU$ 9 million), and he has been a health economics investigator in large NIHR-funded health technology assessments (Trapeze trial, Prism trial and BUS study) and research for patient benefit (SBNT study) programmes as well as a large multinational trial funded by the MRC, the Wellcome Trust, and the Department for International Development in the UK (AIMS trial). His work has been published in high impact journals, such as Health Technology Assessment, JAMA oncology, Medical Decision Making, PharmacoEconomics, Value in Health, Plos ONE, Quality of Life Research, and he has contributed to a book on Mental Health Economics published by Springer International.Dr Goranitis has collaborated on research with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK and has offered health economics advice as part of the NIHR Research Design Service (West Midlands). He has significant experience in teaching and leading the delivery of health economics related subjects to undergraduate economics and postgraduate health economics students. Dr Goranitis holds honorary appointments with the MCRI and the University of Birmingham and is an alumnus of the London School of Economics and the University of Athens.

Scholarly Works

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Senior Research Fellow - Health Economics

Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health


International Health Economics Association (iHEA)


Health Economists' Study Group (HESG)


Healthcare Management and Evaluation

University of Athens

International Health Policy and Economics

London School of Economics and Political Science