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Biostatistics

Division of Biostatistics
The Division of Biostatistics focuses on the development of statistical methods for biomedical research. We collaborate with a variety of University research partners on projects involving HIV/AIDS, heart and lung disease, cancer, neuroimaging, and many other clinical disciplines.

Performing methodological research in areas including Bayesian analysis, spatial statistics, statistical genetics, and causal inference, division faculty, students and staff are involved in over 100 research grants and contracts totaling more than $150 million.

We offer MPH, MS and PhD degrees, along with a Certificate in Applied Biostatistics and a minor. Professor Brad Carlin serves as the division head.

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Recent News

Call Receives President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award

On April 3, the University of Minnesota celebrated the idea of research as relationships when it gave health policy researcher Kathleen Thiede Call the President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award. Click…

April 10, 2015All Divisions Biostats EnHS

U Honors SPH Students’ Interdisciplinary Work

The University of Minnesota awarded three School of Public Health doctoral students with its Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship for the 2015-16 school year. The award honors doctoral students doing interdisciplinary research and…

April 8, 2015Awards Biostat Student News Homepage News

Bandyopadhyay Named Best Associate Editor for JABES

Associate professor Dipankar Bandyopadhyay has been selected as the best Associate Editor of 2014 for the Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics (JABES)–a journal of the American Statistical…

February 16, 2015Biostats Faculty

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