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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

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

School of Public Health Helps Launch Ebola Vaccine Trial in Liberia

Biostatistics Prof. Jim Neaton On February 2, the Liberia-U.S. Joint Clinical Research Partnership initiated a large Ebola vaccine trial in West Africa. The randomized controlled trial in Monrovia, Liberia,…

February 3, 2015Academics Biostat Student News Biostats

Positively Negative

The world loves to hear about research breakthroughs that trounce disease or save lives. But what about negative findings that show treatments or drugs don’t work? Can they be…

June 9, 2014Biostats Faculty Homepage News

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