News & Updates

Aug. 29, 2016
Andrew Gelman will visit the B&B Department as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series on Oct 6-7 2016. On Thursday, Oct. 6 he will present on “ The Statistical Crisis in Science” and on Friday Oct 7 he will discuss “Taking Bayesian Inference Seriously.” The Distinguished Speaker Series has included...
Aug. 24, 2016
A new study by Duke cancer researchers is providing the first-ever guidance for physicians and patients on what constitutes an adequate lymph node dissection, especially in cases of intermediate-risk papillary thyroid cancer (PTC). Cancer of the thyroid (a gland located at the base of the neck that produces hormones that...
Aug. 2, 2016
Biostatistics students concluded their Data+ summer research experience with a poster session and presentation. Data+ is a ten-week summer research experience for Duke undergraduate and masters students interested in exploring new data-driven approaches to interdisciplinary challenges. It is part of the Information Initiative at Duke (iiD). Students join small project...
Aug. 2, 2016
Faculty members Stephen George, Xiaofei Wang and Herbert Pang recently published Cancer Clinical Trials: Current and Controversial Issues in Design and Analysis. This book provides statisticians with an understanding of the critical challenges currently encountered in oncology trials. Well-known statisticians from academic institutions, regulatory and government agencies (such as the...
Jul. 14, 2016
Duke investigators successfully competed for a 5-year renewal of the highly prestigious National Institute on Aging P30, $5.4 million, Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center. The Duke Pepper Center, based in the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development , consists of a Leadership and Administration...

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