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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, biostatisticians are playing a central role in tracking outbreaks, determining which vaccines will work best and deciding how vaccines can be rolled out to communities. Over the years, biostatisticians have also been instrumental in cancer research, drug trials and other medical studies. A biostatistician’s exact role varies depending on where they work. But, they’re typically responsible for designing studies, collecting data and performing data analysis. What they uncover helps the health care sector make data-driven, informed decisions about illnesses and outbreaks, public health trends and how to best distribute resources to the public. Biostatisticians typically work with pharmace



The Art and Science of Biostatistics

Biostatisticians are the translators and problem-solvers of the biological sciences.