A partnership between the University of Washington (UW) Department of Biostatistics and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) has received an award from the American Statistical Association (ASA) for its work on dengue vaccine clinical research.
“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.
The UW Department of Biostatistics responds to a tutorial published in, and subsequently withdrawn by, Statistics in Medicine. The department requests that the editorial board issue a public apology and enact transparent changes to the editorial and review process.