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Conference explores intersection of cancer, immunology, and data science

November 20, 2019—In recent years, researchers have been making progress on developing treatments that leverage the human immune system to overcome various forms of cancer. The relatively nascent pursuit of cancer immunotherapies holds great promise, but before that promise can be realized…

Fong Wang Clow receives 2019 Lagakos Distinguished Alumni Award

October 8, 2019 – A biostatistician who has helped bring numerous lifesaving drugs to market is the recipient of the 2019 Lagakos Distinguished Alumni Award. The award, given to Fong Wang Clow, senior vice president and head of biometrics and data management…

Program boosts undergrads’ interest in biostatistics

August 6, 2019 – A summer crash course at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health helped a dozen undergraduates from across the U.S. learn how to use quantitative skills to improve health on a wide scale. During the six-week Summer Program…

Harvard and MIT team up to launch peer-reviewed data science journal

The Harvard Data Science Initiative and MIT Press have launched the Harvard Data Science Review (HDSR), an open-access peer-reviewed journal that serves as a centralized and authoritative outlet for the burgeoning field of data science. The journal will feature expert overviews of…

Researchers explore the link between the microbiome and public health

May 24, 2019 – The microbiome—the collection of trillions of microorganisms throughout the body that plays an important role in numerous diseases—represents a promising frontier in the world of public health. Although it’s a relatively new field of research, understanding how the…

Biostatistician Colin Begg receives Marvin Zelen Leadership Award

May 7, 2019 – At one point during his May 2, 2019 talk about the challenges facing leaders of biostatistics departments, Colin Begg showed an image of the comedian Rodney Dangerfield with Dangerfield’s famous line: “I don’t get no respect.” Audience members…