Biostatistics and Informatics Core

Summary:

The Biostatistics and Data Management Core provides outstanding statistical and data analysis expertise to ensure that the Wisconsin Head and Neck Cancer SPORE can achieve its translational research goal of improving outcome for head and neck cancer patients.

 

Specific Aims:

  • Aim 1. To collaborate with the HN SPORE investigators in the design of research studies, analysis and interpretation of data and writing of scientific manuscripts disseminating the HN SPORE results to the scientific community.
  • Aim 2. To ensure the transparency and validity of statistical analysis via rigorous data collection and data management activities, which include centralized management and standardization of the variety of data that arise from the HN SPORE projects, confidential and secure data archiving and data sharing and validation and consistency check of collected data across HN SPORE projects.
  • Aim 3. To conduct, when necessary, methodology research to develop new statistical methods relevant to the individual projects.

Collaborators:

Irene Ong, PhD

Irene Ong, PhD

Assistant Professor
Biostatistics and Informatics
University of Wisconsin

 

Roxana Alexandridis, PhD

Senior Scientist
Biostatistics and Informatics
University of Wisconsin

 

Acknowledge Biostats Core for Publications, Posters and Presentations:

This project was supported by the Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) program, through the NIH National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) and National Cancer Institute (NCI), grant P50DE026787. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.