Harvard Catalyst – Upcoming Events

FEBRUARY 23 BIOSTATISTICS SEMINAR SERIES: The Placebo Effect in Clinical Studies 3:30-5:00pm | Room G3 | Kresge Building Placebo Effects in Medicine and Clinical Trial Design Considerations Ted J. Kaptchuk, Harvard Medical School … Continue reading “Harvard Catalyst – Upcoming Events”

Braun & Parmigiani Receive Footbridge Grant

As members of a team composed of investigators from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Research Fellow Danielle Braun and DFCI Biostatistics Chair & Professor Giovanni Parmigiani … Continue reading “Braun & Parmigiani Receive Footbridge Grant”

The 31st New England Statistics Symposium

In 2014, the Department hosted the 28th New England Statistics Symposium (NESS). This year, the meeting will be hosted by the Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut on … Continue reading “The 31st New England Statistics Symposium”

Cardiovascular disease-related hospital admissions jump on second day after major snowfall

Sometimes it requires using a novel approach to tease out health impacts related to climate change.  A recent study did just that, coordinating electronic medical records across hospitals to identify trends … Continue reading “Cardiovascular disease-related hospital admissions jump on second day after major snowfall”

Statistics When the Model is Wrong

Jeff Miller, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, and Pierre Etienne Jacob, Assistant Professor of Statistics at FAS, were recently awarded funding by the Radcliffe Institute for a proposed Exploratory Seminar – … Continue reading “Statistics When the Model is Wrong”

Harvard Women in Tech Group Meeting

ABCD-WIT January Meeting – HLC-Hosted Wednesday, January 25th 3:30pm to 5:00pm Tosteson Medical Education Center, Room 333 260 Longwood Ave – Please register here The Harvard WIT Group is excited to announce their January … Continue reading “Harvard Women in Tech Group Meeting”