News & Updates

Nov. 9, 2018
Our Masters students come from a very wide variety of backgrounds and have a diverse set of goals that they plan on accomplishing after they graduate with a Master in Biostatistics. Why did they choose Duke? Current students shared their reasons. After looking at several competing programs Kuei Yueh Ko...
Oct. 31, 2018
By Yen Duong The more severe a crime, the more evidence you should have to prove someone did it. But a new Duke study, appearing Oct. 29 in Nature Human Behavior, has shown that the type of alleged crime can increase jurors’ confidence in guilt. “If the crime is more...
Oct. 31, 2018
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and Movember Foundation awarded four new Movember Foundation-PCF Challenge Awards at the Scientific Retreat held on Oct. 26-28 in Carlsbad CA. A total of $3.5 million was awarded to support cross-disciplinary pioneering research toward finding a cure for prostate cancer. Of these funds, $3 million...
Oct. 29, 2018
B&B PhD candidate, Fan (Frank) Li , was selected to receive the 2018 Chancellor’s Award for Research Excellence offered by the Duke University School of Medicine. The Chancellor's Award for Research Excellence recognizes senior doctoral students who have excelled in the basic research endeavor, evidenced by an exceptional publication record...
Oct. 12, 2018
Dr. Cliburn Chan was recently awarded five year research education grant by NIAID to provide training in quantitative methods for HIV/AIDS research. With recent technological advances, HIV/AIDS research is generating increasingly large and complex data sets. Given the data complexity, major HIV/AIDS research projects must adopt a multi-disciplinary team science...

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