School of Medicine announces new Center for Statistical Genetics and Genomics

Thursday, September 3, 2015

The School of Medicine has launched the new Center for Statistical Genetics and Genomics. The center, led by Andrew Allen, PhD, professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, will bring together quantitatively-oriented scientists from various disciplines on the Duke campus to address the computational and statistical challenges associated with efforts to use genomics to improve patient care.

“This center, under Dr. Allen’s leadership, will help establish Duke as a leading center of genomic-focused statistical and computational methods development,” said Nancy C. Andrews, MD, PhD, dean of Duke University School of Medicine.

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