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6th Seattle Symposium Banner
UW Biostatistics students experience the 6th Seattle Symposium
Thanks to student support funding, 15 current students were able to attend keynote sessions, panel discussions and short courses offered through the 6th Seattle Symposium in Biostatistics: Precision Medicine in the Age of Data Science.
Jim Hughes
Jim Hughes
New HIV prevention treatment proves 89% more effective than current standard of care
Lead biostatistician Jim Hughes discusses study results and design challenges.
Witten and Gilbert
Witten and Gilbert
UW Biostatistics faculty among 2020 highly cited researchers
Two core faculty members from the University of Washington Department of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health have been recognized as
Patrick Heagerty
Patrick Heagerty
Patrick Heagerty elected to the National Academy of Medicine
Patrick Heagerty, PhD, professor of biostatistics, is one of three UW School of Public Health faculty elected to the National Academy of Medicine today.
Sarah Monsell & Bryan Comstock
Sarah Monsell & Bryan Comstock
Center for Biomedical Statistics coordinates trial comparing the use of antibiotics instead of surgery for appendicitis
Treating appendicitis solely with antibiotics may be a good option for some people, but not others, according to results from the Comparing Outcomes of antibiotic Drugs and Appendectomy (CODA) Trial published recently in the
Headshot of Charles Wolock
Headshot of Charles Wolock
PhD student Charles Wolock recognized for outstanding achievement
Third-year doctoral student Charles Wolock has been awarded the 2020 Donovan J. Thompson Award by the University of Washington Department of Biostatistics.
Thomas Fleming
Thomas Fleming
Careful planning needed to counter release of weakly effective COVID-19 vaccine
The world needs efficient, speedy, and reliable evaluation of COVID-19 vaccine candidates, according to a recent article in the Lancet, but careful planning must be in place to counter the danger tha
Minh Vo and Hoshimi Tominari
Minh Vo and Hoshimi Tominari
Welcome new graduate program staff
Help us welcome two new members of our graduate program support staff, Hoshimi Tominari and Minh Vo.