News & Updates

Jul. 13, 2018
The B&B Department is again hosting two very different educational offerings this summer. The first program, the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics (SIBS) program targets undergraduates and provides training in applied biostatistical methods and exposes students to graduate school and career options in the fields of biostatistics, statistics, and...
Jun. 5, 2018
Contrary to current perceptions, certain African-American men with advanced prostate cancer have as good a chance of survival as white men and might actually have a small advantage, according to a new analysis of more than 8,000 patients who participated in clinical trials. In a study presented June 1 at...
Jun. 4, 2018
The Children’s Health & Discovery Initiative (CHDI) held a launch event on Thursday, May 31st, 2018, to highlight research into the prenatal and early life factors that influence lifelong health and well-being. Dr. Benjamin Goldstein, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, serves as the Data Science & Analytic Leader for...
May. 15, 2018
The Duke Master of Biostatistics program held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Chairwoman Liz Delong welcomed the students, family members and faculty. Dr. Megan Neely, Director of Graduate Studies gave remarks. Several students received awards. Xingyan Wang was chosen by his classmates to receive the Student Leadership...
May. 9, 2018
Michael Pencina, PhD, was named vice dean for data science and information technology for the Duke University School of Medicine today by Mary E. Klotman, MD, dean, Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Pencina will begin his service effective immediately. As vice dean of data science and information technology, Dr...

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