News & Updates

Jan. 3, 2018
PhD student, Fan Li , has been selected to receive one of the Distinguished Student Paper Awards, presented by the Eastern North American Region (ENAR) of the International Biometric Society. The award recognizes his paper “Sample Size Determination for GEE Analyses of Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trials”. Fan is currently...
Nov. 30, 2017
Big data is the newest catch word. While researchers and organizations are rushing to amass newer and bigger data sets, there has been far less discussion around what to do with the data and how it is analyzed. Dr. Pencina explores this and other challenges with big data in his...
Nov. 10, 2017
Cliburn Chan, PhD collaborated with Michael Hudgens, PhD (UNC) and Shein-Chung Chow, PhD (FDA), to edit a book on modern statistical approaches and methods for the analysis of HIV/AIDS data. The first section focuses on statistical issues in clinical trials and epidemiology that are unique to or particularly challenging in...
Sep. 27, 2017
The B&B Department was fortunate to host Scott Zeger, Professor of Professor of Biostatistics, from the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University as our Seventh Annual Distinguished Speaker. Dr. Zeger visited with several faculty of the B&B Department. Dr. Zeger gave two stimulating and well-attended lectures, “Bayesian Hierarchical...
Sep. 15, 2017
On Sept. 6-8 more than 200 participants from across the country attended the 5th Annual Duke-Industry Statistics Symposium (DISS 2017) “Real World Experience and Randomized Clinical Trials.” Dr. Mary Klotman, Dean of Duke University School of Medicine, provided welcoming remarks. Representatives from industry, including Dr. Thomas Hastings of PPD and...

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