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biostatistics:

see biometricsbiometrics,
also known as biostatistics
or biometry,
in biology, the development and application of statistical and mathematical methods to the analysis of data resulting from biological observations and phenomena.
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biostatistics

[‚bī·ō·stə′tis·tiks]
(statistics)
The use of statistics to obtain information from biological data.
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Health-related findings such as these, or others concerning healthcare costs and quality, are usually based on the work of biostatisticians.
Further survey responses revealed that of these contracting companies with in-house biostatisticians, about 44 percent were involved in a supervisory role and 56 percent of the contracting biostatisticians were involved in a participatory fashion in the projects.
These were well-organized groups, with strong section/program leadership and biostatisticians.
More than 10,000 customers use Cytel's StatXact and LogXact software for exact statistical inference, and hundreds of clinicians and biostatisticians, including every division of the FDA, use East to design, simulate and monitor flexible clinical trials.
Biostatisticians have used these models to examine treatment effectiveness and to analyze survival times resulting from laboratory studies of animals or from clinical studies of humans who have acute diseases.
The guide will be useful for biostatisticians, clinical researchers, epidemiologists, and social scientists whose work involves randomized trials with correlated outcomes.
The company's scientists and biostatisticians then provide interpretation support to gather intelligence.
Contributors include oncologists, researchers, biostatisticians, clinical research administrators, and industry and FDA representatives.
Biostatisticians have begun to mine the data collected by Threadgill over the first two and a half years of his project to evaluate thousands of signals and identify similarities and differences between treatment time courses, exposure levels, and individual strains.
The National Cancer Institute seeks computer-related support for its biostatisticians, epidemiologists, geneticists and other professionals.
The venture will draw on the expertise of clinicians, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, health economists and other professionals from both the parent and outside sources.