Accession Number : ADA323917

Title :   Training Program in Biostatistics for Breast Cancer Research.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 11 Jul 95-10 Jul 96,

Corporate Author : MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR

Personal Author(s) : Kim, Kyung-Mann ; Little, Roderick J.

PDF Url : ADA323917

Report Date : AUG 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : The purpose of this training program is to provide biostatisticians with the requisite scientific knowledge to understand current issues in breast cancer research, and training in statistical and epidemiological techniques and research methodology related to breast cancer. The training leads to the doctorate of philosophy in biostatistics. The methods of education include formal course-work in biostatistics, epidemiology and biology relating to breast cancer, interdisciplinary seminars on current research and biostatistical topics in breast cancer research, and mentored research in collaboration with biostatistics faculty and breast cancer investigators. This report summarizes activities in the second year of this training grant.

Descriptors :   *TRAINING, *BIOSTATISTICS, *BREAST CANCER, METHODOLOGY, SYMPOSIA, BIOLOGY, INSTRUCTORS, STATISTICAL PROCESSES, MEDICAL RESEARCH, EPIDEMIOLOGY, CANCER, GRANTS.

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE