It is generally recognized that the Involvement of skilled biostatisticians is critical for the success of research in the medical sciences. Research that has as its intention the reduction of the burdens caused by the racial disparities in cancer incidence Is no exception. For this reason, a Biostatistics Shared Resource (BSR) is an important part ofthis Partnership. For pilot/full projects, the BSR provides statistical consultation and collaborative support regarding study design, data management, and statistical analysis. The BSR also assists in the development of grant proposals and in the production of abstracts and manuscripts. In addition to its work supporting the research of Partnership investigators, the BSR works to enhance the biostatistical capabilities ofthe Partnership institutions. This Is accomplished by providing biostatistical mentorship to junior investigators regarding sound applications of statistical principles to cancer research. We also participate in the Cancer Training Program and offer courses in biostatistics, epidemiology, clinical trials, and bioinformatics.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54CA118623-09
Application #
8734332
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-SRLB-Y)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-09-01
Budget End
2015-08-31
Support Year
9
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$61,761
Indirect Cost
$38,431
Name
Tuskegee University
Department
Type
DUNS #
128214178
City
Tuskegee
State
AL
Country
United States
Zip Code
36088
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