News & Updates

May. 11, 2020
Faculty Laine Thomas and Michael Pencina recently published a JAMA article “Overlap Weighting. A Propensity Score Method That Mimics Attributes of a Randomized Clinical Trial” with Fan Li, PhD from the Duke Department of Statistical Science. The article considers the methodology of using overlap weighting for study in JAMA Cardiology...
May. 10, 2020
The Duke Master of Biostatistics and PhD Programs held the second joint PhD and Masters graduation ceremony online on Saturday, May 9, 2020. Department Chair David Page, PhD and Associate Chair of Education Steven Grambow, PhD started the program off with warm words of welcome and encouragement. Sean O’Brien, PhD,...
May. 8, 2020
Dr. Xiaofei Wang has received a four-year NIH/NIA R01 grant as the multi-PI on developing methods combining clinical trials and real-world evidences studies for better treatment effect evaluation, with applications to cancer treatment in elderly patient population and other rare patient populations. This project is jointly led by Dr. Shu...
Apr. 27, 2020
Faculty from the B&B Division of Translational Biomedical Informatics recently published two separate studies on predictive modeling; one in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and another in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA). The NEJM article was authored by Faculty Michael Pencina, PhD and Ben...
Apr. 7, 2020
Congratulations to some of Department of B&B newest faculty members, Dr. Alex Ochoa and Dr. Jessilyn Dunn who were chose the Whitehead Scholars Program which helps attract the nurture the most promising biomedical researchers to the faculty at Duke University School of Medicine. Visit Duke SOM for the complete list...

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