Our research combines statistical methodology with the intricacies of biomedical systems, bringing real-life context to data. Here's some of our key projects:


Section on Statistical Genetics

The Section on Statistical Genetics (SSG) was inaugurated in March of 2001. Our mission is to advance knowledge in the field of statistical genetics and in the biological, biomedical, and behavioral sciences through applications of statistical genetic methodology.

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Research Methods and Clinical Trials

The Section on Research Methods and Clinical Trials (RMCT) started in January of 2004. In addition to supporting the missions of the department, school, and university, our mission is to advance knowledge in the field of Biostatistics and specifically the field of clinical trials and large scale studies.

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REGARDS is an important research project that will look at differences in risk of stroke. Participants in REGARDS are being randomly selected from all over the United States.

30,000 healthy men and women will take part in this project.

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BST Consulting Center

The Biostatistics Consulting Service provides statistical consulting to medical researchers for small projects and training for the biostatistics graduate student in consulting. Assistance is available in study design, power calculations, plans for data management, quality control, monitoring, statistical analyses, manuscript preparation and writing grant applications. Investigators are encouraged to consult early in the process (i.e. when planning their study), but assistance will be provided at any point in the research process.

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