Department of Biostatistics

The big sort 

A new interactive tool presents information on noncoding RNA in extracellular vesicles — agents of cell-cell communication that may have a future in medical diagnosis and therapeutics.

Illustration of clinicians and biostatisticians working collaboratively on research

Unsung Zeros: How biostatistics advances personalized health in the era of smart data

VUMC is acrawl with statistical design, bias detection and analysis that’s recognized with $532 million in federal and nonfederal research support.

Benjamin French joins U.S. radiation council

Benjamin French, PhD, professor of Biostatistics and director of graduate studies for the department, has been elected to the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements.

Data haul improves immunotherapy response prediction

Vanderbilt biostatisticians have developed an immunotherapy response model that outperforms existing predictive models.

How to get the biggest “bang” for the research “buck”

Vanderbilt researchers are developing new methods to maximize what can be learned from clinical trials and cohort studies, while maintaining their rigor and reproducibility.

Blood clot simulation

Grant to advance prevention of hospital-acquired blood clots

A Vanderbilt team team will develop and test new clinical decision support tools to facilitate timely prevention of potentially lethal hospital-acquired blood clots, also known as venous thromboembolism.

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