News & Updates

Mar. 20, 2018
Dr. Huiman Barnhart was invited by the Editorial Board of Wiley StatRef: Statistical Reference Online (WRS) to contribute/update an article on assessing agreement, given the ongoing interest in this topic. After going through the review process, a new article, “A Review on Assessing Agreement” authored by Dr. Barnhart, was recently...
Mar. 15, 2018
Fifteen Biostats students will attend the 2018 American Statistical Association (ASA) Datafest on April 6-8 th at Duke. DataFest is a nationally coordinated data analysis competition where teams of up to five students have a weekend to attack a large, complex and surprise dataset. First year Biostats students are fielding...
Mar. 14, 2018
Faculty Susan Halabi, PhD, was recently named a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Launched in 2007 and formerly called the ASCO Statesman Award, the distinction has been conferred to 282 dedicated volunteers. The FASCO distinction honors members for their extraordinary volunteer service and dedication to ASCO...
Feb. 13, 2018
B&B translational biomedical informatics faculty have increased their presence at important Biomedical Informatics meetings such as the AMIA (American Medical Informatics Association) Joint Summits and also at other events such as ACTStat (Association of Clinical and Translational Statisticians). A few highlights of B&B faculty activities follow. At the upcoming AMIA...
Jan. 24, 2018
The progression to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) can be more accurately predicted in patients by incorporating longitudinal profiles of multiple clinical and neuroimaging markers in addition to the baseline information, say researchers. In a recent study published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia, the official journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, researchers describe how...

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