Biostatistics News

Kosorok awarded ASA’s Senior Noether Award

February 22, 2019
Dr. Michael Kosorok, W.R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor and chair of the biostatistics department, has been selected for the American Statistical Association’s Noether Senior Scholar Award. The annual award is given to a distinguished senior researcher and teacher in nonparametric statistics.

Scientists train a computer to classify breast cancer tumors

November 30, 2018
A recent study published in the journal NPJ Breast Cancer used a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning to train a computer to identify certain features of breast cancer tumors from images. Dr. Melissa Troester is a co-author.