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Abstract image of human head in silhouette with lighted brain surrounded by mathematical equations
Abstract image of human head in silhouette with lighted brain surrounded by mathematical equations
Biostatistics joins UW partnership to diversify STEM graduate applicants
UW has joined Math Alliance as a Partner Institution. This effort, which involves 12 programs on campus, was led by the Departments of Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, and Applied Mathematics.
Mike Hellstern
Mike Hellstern
PhD student Mike Hellstern receives Donavan J. Thompson Award
Mike Hellstern, a second-year doctoral student, is the recipient of the 2021 Donovan J. Thompson Award.
NIH photo of neurons
NIH photo of neurons
Alzheimer’s data center at UW awarded $35 million to continue mission of free, global access
UW News,

With funding from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging, the UW center began collecting data from another set of centers housed in hospitals and clinics across the country. These centers, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers(ADRCs), have now grown in number to 35 — including the ADRC at UW Medicine. Biostatistics faculty members Ellen Wijsman and Ali Shojaie serve as lead and co-investigator, respectively, of the ADRC Data Management and Statistics Core.

Photo of UW Biostatistics student Niki Petrakos
Photo of UW Biostatistics student Niki Petrakos
Student summer experience refocuses future plans
Practical experience is an essential part of the UW Biostatistics student experience and summer internships are one way students gain insight into work and research outside academia.
Graphic of fading coronavirus spore
Graphic of fading coronavirus spore
‘Post-Vax COVID’ Is a New Disease
The Atlantic,

Eventually we might all have to deal with COVID-19—but a shorter, gentler version, thanks to vaccines. 2021-22 Prentice Endowed Professor and Fred Hutch biostatistician Holly Janes is quoted.