“Cardiac arrhythmias are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States,” said Shojaie. “While molecular mechanisms of arrhythmias are not fully understood, they likely involve genomic, epigenomic, and environmental influences.”
UW Biostatistics PhD candidate Brian Williamson was one of three Nonparametrics Section student paper award winners who presented at the 2019 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), July 27–August 1, in Denver.
Sarah Nelson, a researcher with the Department of Biostatistics and Genetic Analysis Center at the University of Washington is interviewed explaining how DNA and ancestry test services analyze and use your data.
Biostat Associate Professor Adam Szpiro is co-author of a new study that found that pregnant women exposed to higher levels of air pollutants had children with lower IQs, compared to the children of women exposed to lower levels.
Natalie Gasca, a fifth-year PhD student in biostatistics at the University of Washington received first place honors at the 2019 WNAR student paper competition last week for her Outstanding Oral Presentation.
The article quotes UW Research Professor Sharon Browning: “The reality of human history is pretty complex,” she says. “If you simplify too much and don’t capture the right aspects of what really happened then you’re going to be comparing different models, all of which are wrong.”
“It’s the proverbial ‘wild West’ of genetic interpretation,” said Sarah Nelson, a University of Washington research scientist in the Department of Biostatistics who recently completed her doctorate in the School of Public Health. Nelson is the lead author of a paper recently published in The American Journal of Human Genetics.
UW Biostatistics Research Scientist Sarah Nelson writes about her recent study that sought to better understand the perspectives, experiences and motivations of consumers accessing their raw genetic data and using third-party interpretation tools
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Marco Carone has been named the inaugural Norman Breslow Endowed Faculty Fellow. The fellowship was established by former UW Biostatistics Department chair Norman E. Breslow and his family to enhance recruitment and retention of distinguished faculty in biostatistics.