News & Updates

Oct. 16, 2020
The Department has grown significantly during the Covid pandemic. B&B's newest faculty member, Eric Laber, PhD was recently highlighted in the "Meet Duke's New Faculty" Series in Duke Today. Read the full story .
Oct. 7, 2020
Nationwide program aims to build innovative and sustainable solutions to expand test access and uptake in underserved and vulnerable communities The Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), in partnership with the Center for Health Equity Research at UNC-Chapel Hill and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, has received an $80 million award to...
Sep. 25, 2020
Three B&B Faculty, Andrew, Allen, PhD, Tim Reddy, PhD, and Warren Kibbe, PhD, with four other Duke Researchers will serve as Principal Investigators for a multimillion dollar NIH Center of Excellence in Genome Science (CEGS) award for the Duke FUNCTION Center: Pioneering the comprehensive identification of combinatorial noncoding causes of...
Aug. 20, 2020
Faculty Andrew Allen, Ph.D., collaborated with researchers at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons to uncovered an array of new genes that cause stillbirth. This significantly increases the understanding of the condition’s genetic foundations. The findings suggest that genetic analysis could be used to counsel parents who...
Aug. 10, 2020
Faculty Sheng Luo was recently named a 2020 Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). He joins ten other members of the B&B Department as an ASA Fellow. Statisticians are considered worthy of the title of fellow based on their contributions to the profession, to the association, and to society...

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