News & Updates

Apr. 10, 2018
Increased use of electronic health records (EHRs) and other digital data has brought what amounts to a deluge of potential evidence, one that never ends. A “learning health system” can create the equivalent of a hydroelectric dam – a place to catch all of those raindrops in one place and...
Apr. 9, 2018
Element Genomics, a small biotech company founded by Biostat faculty Tim Reddy and Duke faculty Greg Crawford, Charlie Gersbach, and Kris Wood in 2015, has been acquired by UCB, a global pharmaceuticals company with a focus on neurology and immunology. The company was founded around a suite of technologies for...
Apr. 4, 2018
Jane Pendergast, Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, has been chosen by a committee of graduate students as the 2018 winner of the Gordon G. Hammes Faculty Teaching Award. This award honors a faculty member for continuing excellence in teaching and mentoring and for exemplary commitment to the education of graduate...
Apr. 4, 2018
Andrzej Kosinski will direct the Data Coordinating Center for the PAL-LIVER Trial Introducing Palliative Care within the Treatment of End Stage Liver Disease at the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). Kosinski, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, will be the PI of the Data Coordinating Center (DCC) for the PAL-LIVER cluster-randomized...
Mar. 23, 2018
For over a decade, Steve Grambow, PhD, and Kevin Weinfurt, PhD have presented their seminar, “Presenting” (PCATS), to Duke students and researchers to introduce principles and techniques for developing and delivering effective scientific presentations. In February, they were invited by the University of Pittsburgh to present as part of the...

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