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Center for Biostatistics

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In 2011, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) awarded the Biostatistics Core an exceptional score, its highest possible rating.  This was based on:

  • BCSR biostatisticians co-authoring over 200 cancer-related papers with OSUCCC investigators

  • A substantial increase in the number of successful programmatic grant submissions (10 new programmatic grants with biostatistics cores, as well as in the total number of cancer grants supporting Core biostatisticians (from 10 in 2004 to 35 in 2009)

  • 11 additional biostatisticians hired to support OSUCCC investigators

  • Increased sophistication in high-dimensional data analysis

  • Greater presence and influence in planning meetings for laboratory science, population science, and clinical trials