News & Updates

Jan. 12, 2018
Duke University’s Health Data Sciences Center is now ‘Duke Forge’. To paraphrase Robert M. Califf, Vice Chancellor for Health Data Science: “Forges take raw materials or rigid structures, melt them down and forge new tools”. While we have access to vast amount of health care data, the information is unwieldy...
Jan. 12, 2018
Datavant selects DCRI as founding academic partner to accelerate innovation in data-driven clinical research. Datavant and the DCRI will work closely together in engaging biopharmaceutical partners and implementing innovative approaches to clinical trial design and interpretation, leveraging the power of their combined datasets. Datavant, a healthcare technology company that aggregates...
Jan. 8, 2018
B&B Blurbs allows us the opportunity to share the news, special events, and updates from 2017. It's been an exciting year in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Click on this link to read all about it!
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...

Pages