News & Updates

Jan. 15, 2021
Due to the continued presence of Covid-19, the 2021 Duke-Industry Statistics Symposium (DISS2021) will now be hosted entirely online from April 21-23, 2021. This year's theme is: "Emerging Clinical Initiatives in Pharmaceutical Development.” The original program schedule of short courses, keynote addresses, and parallel sessions remain unchanged. The schedule will...
Jan. 12, 2021
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) recently announced the 2020 Class of PCF Team Challenge Awards including the Project “PARPi Response Evaluation for Clinical Impact and Scientific Innovation in Oncology: The PRECISION Registry.” Team leaders for this award include: Veda Giri, MD (Thomas Jefferson University), Susan Halabi, PhD (Duke University), and...
Jan. 8, 2021
Congratulations to some of Department of B&B newest faculty members, Dr. Zhichen Ji and Dr. Pixu Shi who were chose the Whitehead Scholars Program which helps attract the nurture the most promising biomedical researchers to the faculty at Duke University School of Medicine. Zhicheng (Jason) Ji, PhD Assistant Professor Department...
Dec. 9, 2020
The 2020 Duke Master of Biostatistics fall semester successfully concluded for 47 first year master’s students. While this year and semester have been unprecedented in experience for everyone around the world, the Biostatistics solution to the pandemic was unique – one program taught in two places with students participating in...
Nov. 19, 2020
Thirty-seven Duke faculty were named to the list this year, based on the number of highly cited papers they produced over an 11-year period from January 2009 to December 2019. Citation rates, which include the number of times an author’s work appears in the citations of other papers is a...

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