Elizabeth (Betz) Halloran, Professor of Biostatistics is featured in this article illustrating how she and a group of researchers identified an experimental Ebola vaccine that provided 100 percent protection against the disease.
A study co-authored by Jonathan Wakefield, Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics. The study uses genetic data from tissues instead of medical records, and looks specifically at how the Neanderthal sequences affect which genes are turned on or off in modern humans.
Science Magazine, American Association for the Advancement of Science
January 26, 2017
Science magazine cites the work of UW Biostatistics professor Lianne Sheppard and the computational models she and her colleagues will use in a study exploring the link between air pollution and brain health in the Seattle region.