biostatistician


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biostatistician

(ˌbaɪəʊˌstætɪˈstɪʃən)
n
someone who studies or works professionally in the field of biostatistics
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Since urology program structures vary across the country, we also examined the relationship between scholarly performance and protected research time, presence of a dedicated research rotation, existence of a structured research curriculum and access to a biostatistician.
The partners include: HMC cardiologists Dr Awad al-Qahtani and Dr Nidal Asd, HMC psychiatrist Dr Najla al-Haj, and HMC biostatistician Dr Rajvir Singh.
Over 10 years, scientists led by biostatistician Mary Haan of the University of California, San Francisco examined the retinas of 511 women at least 65 years old.
We discovered that hepatitis C has not one but two 'Achilles' heels' that provide opportunities for vaccine development," said Dr Fabio Luciani, from UNSW's Inflammation and Infection Research Centre and the research team's biostatistician.
Piers Gaunt, a biostatistician at the trials unit, says: "We're responsible for the design and analysis of clinical trials so we see first-hand some of the incredible advances being made in cancer research.
These include opportunities as a clinical research associate, data manager, biostatistician, clinical quality assurance auditor, medical writer, clinical safety specialist, and conductor of regulatory affairs.
A biostatistician's toolbox should include frequentist, Bayesian and adaptive [clinical] design approaches," said Greg Maislin, principal biostatistician at Biomedical Statistical Consulting.
Scott Emerson, a biostatistician from the University of Washington, Seattle, said he could not say the benefits outweighed the risks, "because there's a lot of uncertainty in this low-risk population.
In the drug development process, a biostatistician is typically involved in early planning of an experimental study, in the preclinical (animal studies) and clinical stages (protocol design).
A working group comprising LDDC and Gluck Equine Research Center scientists, along with a College of Public Health biostatistician and two local equine practitioners, has begun a comprehensive epidemiological study in the central Kentucky region.
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Biostatistician (half-time), 1986-present.