Chih-Yuan Hsu

The anniversary celebrations included the unveiling of a portrait of Frank Harrell, phD, second from left, here with Jennifer Pietenpol, PhD, Gordon Bernard, MD, and Yu Shyr, PhD. (photo by Susan Urmy)

VUMC’s Department of Biostatistics marks 20 years

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Biostatistics recently marked its 20th anniversary with a half-day symposium and research poster session.

Method proposed to correct misinterpretations of long-term survival rates for immunotherapies

Immune checkpoint inhibitors have transformed cancer care to the point where the popular Cox proportional-hazards model provides misleading estimates of the treatment effect, according to a new study published April 15 in JAMA Oncology.