News & Updates

Aug. 29, 2019
Fall is here, classes have begun and our students have arrived! The PhD program expanded this year with four new students, two of which are previous graduates of the Master of Biostatistics Program. This brings our program up to 19 students total with 4 students who are now doctoral candidates...
Jul. 22, 2019
The Association of Clinical and Translational Statisticians named Gina-Maria Pomann as the 2019 winner of the Association for Clinical and Translational Statisticians (ACTStat) Early Career Award. Dr. Pomann serves as the Director of the CTSI Biostatistics Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) Methods Core in the Department. The purpose of the...
Jul. 18, 2019
Caloric restriction(CR) has been shown to have impact on life span in a variety of animals – from yeast, to elegan worms, flies, mice and humans. However, the mechanism by which CR has this effect has not been demonstrated. In a recent study funded by the NIH and published in...
Jun. 27, 2019
The Board of Directors of the Ruth K Broad Biomedical Research Foundation selected a project by Anne Draelos, PhD, “Real-Time Functional Characterization of Neural Circuits” for a Postdoctoral Award. This work will focus on developing an online data analysis platform capable of both determining neural function and adaptively selecting targets...
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...

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