The Biostatistics Core provides statistical expertise for the planning, conduct, analysis and reporting of clinical trials, epidemiologic and population-based studies, studies in genetic susceptibility of cancer and experiments in basic research in the biology of cancer. This includes consultation on all clinical protocols, and education for all DF/HCC members in the areas of study design, data collection, computerization and statistical methods. The facility also plays a key role in the PRMS and DSM processes of the Center. The Core ensures that experimental designs, study monitoring and data analyses take advantage of robust and efficient methods that reflect best practices in biostatistics and epidemiology, and that DF/HCC members receive support when planning new applications. The facility has been continuously funded by CCSG mechanisms for the past decade. Director: Paul Catalano, ScD (DFCI) Category: 6.01 (Biostatistics) IVlanagement: Joint (Cancer Center and Institutional)

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The Biostatistics Core provides statistical expertise for the planning, conduct, analysis and reporting of clinical trials, epidemiologic and population-based studies, studies in genetic susceptibility of cancer and experiments in basic research in the biology of cancer.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
2P30CA006516-47
Application #
8228388
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2012-05-15
Budget End
2012-11-30
Support Year
47
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$972,655
Indirect Cost
$69,347
Name
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Department
Type
DUNS #
076580745
City
Boston
State
MA
Country
United States
Zip Code
02215
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