PhD Opportunity with MRC Biostatistics Unit

We currently have a funded PhD studentship available now, working on developing stratified approaches from randomised trials. For further information and to apply, please go to our PhD Opportunities page.

Closing date: Wednesday 25th May

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DREAM shadows: chasing down disease networks


A community-based effort to assess the feasibility of using computational methods to piece together biological networks has shown that solutions to this puzzle may be coming into reach. The international study, presenting findings from a Heritage Provider Network (HPN)-supported DREAM challenge, is published in the journal Nature Methods. BSU's Dr Steven Hill is joint first []

The Certainties and The Consequences of Mathematical Models in Biomedicine


In a Perspective published in Science today (Friday 23rd October 2015), entitled “Systems biology (un)certainties”, Dr. Paul Kirk from MRC Biostatistics Unit, Dr. Ann Babtie, and Prof. Michael Stumpf, both from Imperial College, highlight  the opportunities provided by mathematical models in the biomedical sciences, but stress the importance of assessing uncertainty and avoiding over-interpretation. Mathematical []

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