Our thriving biostatistics department is recognized as a worldwide leader in research and practice.
Members of our faculty are interested both in development of statistical methodology and application of statistics in applied research. Our research strengths include:
- Development of new statistical methods to address pressing issues in medicine and public health sciences;
- Design of innovative clinical trials that allow faster evaluation of new therapeutic agents;
- Teamwork focused upon important public health concerns, including infectious diseases, cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity and drinking water safety; and
- Utilization of strong quantitative skills to improve the health of human beings around the globe.
Jianwen Cai, professor and vice chair of the Department of Biostatistics, has been elected to be the new president of ENAR (Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society) … See story
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September 11: George Michailidis, Change-Point Estimation in High Dimensional Markov Random Field Models
September 18: Michael Pencina, Interpreting incremental value of biomarkers: Is there a universe beyond sensitivity and specificity?