HSPH Partners with NIH & Apple for Groundbreaking Study on Women’s Health

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Apple, and the National Institutes of Health recently announced the Apple Women’s Health Study, a large-scale longitudinal study led by Harvard Chan researchers … Continue reading “HSPH Partners with NIH & Apple for Groundbreaking Study on Women’s Health”

NIGMS Recognizes Reproducible Science Course

For the benefit of the scientific community, and in response to the NIH’s series of initiatives to enhance rigor and reproducibility in research, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences has … Continue reading “NIGMS Recognizes Reproducible Science Course”

Dominici Named New Chair of NIH Review Panel

Francesca Dominici, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics and co-Director of the Harvard Data Science Initiative has been appointed chair of the NIH Review Panel for Biostatistical Methods and Research Design Study Section … Continue reading “Dominici Named New Chair of NIH Review Panel”

The Evolution of Data Science: Success, Challenges and Opportunities for Statistics and Biostatistics

What are some of the challenges for statistics and biostatistics in the era of Data Science?  A recent NSF-Sponsored Workshop for Chairs of Departments of Biostatistics and Statistics took the … Continue reading “The Evolution of Data Science: Success, Challenges and Opportunities for Statistics and Biostatistics”

Neurostatistics Working Group 9/28

All PhD Students are encouraged to attend! Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Building 2, Room 426 – Biostats Conference Room 12:30-1:30 PM Jessica Gronsbell Doctoral Student Department of Biostatistics Harvard T.H. Chan … Continue reading “Neurostatistics Working Group 9/28”

Gaining a Competitive Edge: Predictors of NIH Funding Outcomes

Why are some NIH grant applications more likely to be funded than others? A recent study of NIH criterion scores suggest that the most important predictor of funding is the … Continue reading “Gaining a Competitive Edge: Predictors of NIH Funding Outcomes”