European Advanced Summer School in Biostatistics
September 7th- 11th 2015
Organised by the MRC Biostatistics Unit in conjunction with
University of Oslo
University of Gent
Imperial College London
VU University Amsterdam
University of Copenhagen
Registration is NOW OPEN at http://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/training/summerschool/
What We Do
We are a leading European centre for research in biostatistics and a major centre for training and knowledge transfer. We are part of the Cambridge Institute of Public Health.
Our researchers work across four major themes:
Take-home naloxone (THN) & naloxone-on-release (NOR) reduce opioid-related deaths: from evidence of high risk soon after prison-release through science-led evaluations of THN/NOR to the monitoring of national naloxone policies.
Sheila M. Bird, MRC Biostatistics Unit, CAMBRIDGE CB2 0SR “Success has a thousand fathers, failure is an orphan”. On December 8th 2014, we marked success. In 15 prisons in England, we ceased to randomize eligible prisoners (those with a history of heroin injection) in the N-ALIVE pilot Trial and, as of 9th December, offer naloxone-on-release […]
In this feature Steven Hill (an Investigator Statistician within Sach Mukherjee’s group at the MRC Biostatistics Unit) describes how important causal relationships are for science and his involvement in a recent, high-profile computational biology challenge known as “DREAM” that focused on causality. Determining cause and effect is one of the central goals of science: for […]
- Sheila Bird judges the East Regional Final of the Debating Matters Competition
The MRC sponsored East Regional Final of the Debating Matters Competition took place at Cancer […]
- NHS England to use dementia prevalence estimates from MRC funded CFAS II study from April 2015
NHS England has confirmed that from April 2015 it plans to change the official estimated […]
- Biostatisticians and Data Scientists working together in service of patients
MRC Biostatistics Unit & AstraZeneca Biometrics group invite you to a complimentary one-day Science Symposium […]
- Sheila Bird receives Society honour for 2015
The inaugural Howard Medal, for excellence in the field of social statistics, is awarded to […]
- Correcting for bias in the selection and validation of informative diagnostic tests.
Robertson, DS., Prevost, AT., Bowden, J.
Stat Med 34(8): 1417-37. (15th April 2015)
- Estimating the number of people with hepatitis C virus who have ever injected drugs and have yet to be diagnosed: an evidence synthesis approach for Scotland.
Prevost, TC., Presanis, AM., Taylor, A., Goldberg, DJ., Hutchinson, SJ., De Angelis, D.
Addiction [Epub ahead of print]. (14th April 2015)
- Alpha-synucleinopathy and neuropsychological symptoms in a population-based cohort of the elderly.
Zaccai, J., Brayne, C., Matthews, FE., Ince, PG., , .
Alzheimers Res Ther 7(1): 19. (13th April 2015)
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