News & Updates

Jun. 25, 2019
For the 4th year in a row, the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Department has partnered with NC State University to host undergraduates from all over the United States for the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics (SIBS) Program. This program provides training in applied biostatistical methods and exposes students to graduate...
Jun. 19, 2019
Duke Researchers identify enzyme that suppresses immune system in breast cancer. Immunotherapies have transformed cancer care, but their successes have been limited for reasons that are both complex and perplexing. In breast cancer especially, only a small number of patients are even eligible to undergo treatment with immunotherapies, and most...
Jun. 3, 2019
In recent years, clinical trials have become increasingly sophisticated as they incorporate genomic studies and embed quality of life objectives. Reflecting this, Susan Halabi, PhD and Stefan Michiels, PhD edited “A Textbook of Clinical Trials in Oncology: A Statistical Perspective” with the goal to provide readers with a sound foundation...
May. 17, 2019
The Duke Master of Biostatistics Program and PhD Programs held the first joint PhD and Masters graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2019. Dr. Huiman Barnhart, Director of Graduate Studies for the PhD program welcomed everyone and congratulated Fan Li, as the first PhD candidate to successfully complete his PhD...
May. 13, 2019
Dr. Tenenbaum, founding faculty member of the Division of Translational Biomedical Informatics within the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, has been named as the Chief Data Officer for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS). As the Chief Data Officer, Dr. Tenenbaum will develop strategies to use...

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