News & Updates

Aug. 7, 2017
B&B Faculty Jane Pendergast, PhD was honored with the prestigious American Statistical Association’s (ASA) Founders Award at the 2017 Annual Joint Statistical Meeting in Baltimore Maryland on August 2. The Founders Award recognizes members who have rendered distinguished service to the association. In order to be considered for this award,...
Aug. 3, 2017
B&B Faculty member Ben Goldstein gave the Keynote Address ““Opportunities and Challenges for Clinical Research with Electronic Health Records,” this weekend at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Clinical and Translational Statisticians (ACTStat). Dr. Goldstein has been working on identifying challenging and creating best practices for analyzing Electronic Health...
Jul. 19, 2017
On July 13th, Dr. Chow attended an ODAC (Oncologic Drug Advisory Committee) meeting as a voting member representing statistical experts at FDA in Silver Spring, Maryland. This ODAC meeting reviewed two regulatory submissions: one is ABP215 (BLA761028) sponsored by Amgen. ABP215 is a proposed biosimilar product to Geneetch’s Avastin, which...
Jul. 13, 2017
The Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Department has again partnered with NC State to host 25 undergraduates from all over the United States for the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics (SIBS) program. SIBS Students met and discussed career opportunities and paths with Hillary Mulder and Angie Wu (graduates of the Duke...
Jun. 22, 2017
Beginning last year, Duke OIT’s Mark McCahill started working with Apache Spark as a resource for students in the Statistical Computing and Computation (STA663) class taught by Cliburn Chan and Janice McCarthy of the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics. Full story here

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