Biostatistics input can enhance research at all stages of research. Thus, the CBC is available to work with you on your research from study conception to dissemination of the results. We prefer to start working with you at study conception and contribute to the study design. However, many CBC projects start at the data analysis stage. We have the expertise to provide biostatistics for the following aspects of a research projects. Please contact us 6 or more weeks in advance of any deadline.
We will work with you on framing the aims as testable hypotheses, discuss different design options, perform pilot data analysis, calculate and write a sample size justification, and write analysis plans.
We will work with you to choose an appropriate study design to answer your scientific question of interest.
Based on your design, we will assist with calculating a sample size.
The CBC biostatisticians are able to design your REDCap forms for you or to help you design alternative databases for your study.
The CBC faculty and students have a broad range of analysis methodology expertise. They will work with you to get your data formatted for analysis, choose the appropriate analysis methodology, and generate tables and figures for dissemination. We try to adhere to the principles of reproducible research for all of our analysis. Data analysis is often more challenging than expected, please contact us 6 weeks or more before any deadline.
The CBC faculty can create small lectures and tutorials for strategic partners. We also try to provide consolidated information on the biostatistics education opportunities available through the Department of Biostatistics and Informatics and other biostatistics resources.