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Epidemiology and Biostatistics Core (Forsyth)

Director: Starr, Jacqueline R., Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H.

Location: The Forsyth Institute, 245 First Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

Core Summary:

The Biostatistics Core collaborates with clinical and laboratory investigators providing support for experimental design, statistical methods, data analysis and data management for epidemiologic studies, clinical trials and laboratory investigations. Collaborations have included Center grants, Program Projects and numerous individual investigator grants.

These studies have largely focused on oral health research, particularly dental caries and periodontitis, with an emphasis on the microbial and immunologic aspects as well as diagnosis and treatment of these conditions and use of high throughput technologies in their evaluation.

  • Forsyth Institute
Personnel/Contact Information:

Director: Starr, Jacqueline R., Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H.
Phone: (617) 892-8550

Member: Wang, Xiaoshan, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Role: Staff Scientist

  • Advice regarding data management

    - epidemiologic studies
    - clinical trials
    - laboratory investigations

  • Epidemiologic, experimental, and clinical trials study design

  • Epidemiologic and biostatistical methods

  • Interpretation of statistical results

  • Power calculations

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Last updated: 2017-04-25T14:06:38.116-05:00