The primary objectives of the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core are: 1. To provide study design and review all laboratory, animal, and clinical studies including feasibility assessment, power analysis, and sample size estimation 2. To collaborate in project data analysis, interpretation of results, and the writing of final study reports and manuscripts 3. To work with the Translational Pathology and Imaging Core In the development of research project databases, to maintain data quality control and to ensure timely data capture 4. To develop and evaluate statistical/bioinformatics methods for experimental design and data analysis Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core support is required in all GI Cancer SPORE studies. Core personnel have worked and will continue to work closely with project leaders to ensure the core provides state-of-the art statistical/bioinformatics support.

Public Health Relevance

of the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core lies in our provision of services essential for the conduct of high-quality collaborative GI cancer research;sound statistical/bioinformatics inputs are critical throughout the lifespan of a research project, from conception to completion.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center (P50)
Project #
2P50CA095103-11
Application #
8343677
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-RPRB-M (M1))
Project Start
1997-02-28
Project End
2017-04-30
Budget Start
2012-09-07
Budget End
2013-04-30
Support Year
11
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$163,156
Indirect Cost
Name
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Department
Type
DUNS #
004413456
City
Nashville
State
TN
Country
United States
Zip Code
37212
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