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How is biostatistician Susan Shortreed improving care?

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
December 3, 2019
Susan Shortreed, PhD, senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) and a UW affiliate associate professor of biostatistics, was recently elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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Drawing out trustworthy health information from electronic health records

UW School of Public Health
November 5, 2019
Marco Carone, an assistant professor of biostatistics and the Norman Breslow Endowed Faculty Fellow at the University of Washington School of Public Health, recently received a $2.7 million research grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop novel statistical tools to more effectively describe the health effects, both intended and unintended, of common medical therapies using data from electronic health records (EHRs).
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Keto, carbs and cancer trials

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Hutch News
October 29, 2019
UW Biostatistics faculty and Fred Hutch researchers Ross Prentice and Garnet Anderson contribute to this article addressing questions surrounding dietary fat and health
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Modern Humans Inherited Even More DNA from Neanderthals and Denisovans Than We Thought

Gizmodo
October 17, 2019
UW Research Professor of Biostatistics Sharon Browning comments on new work from the lab of UW professor of Genome Sciences Evan Eichler.
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