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Biostatistics Research Branch (BRB)

Introduction

The Biostatistics Research Branch is located within the Division of Clinical Research.

Members of the BRB provide statistical advice and assistance to staff throughout NIAID.

Briefly, BRB members

  • Engage in collaborative research with NIAID scientists (intramural and extramural)
  • Develop new statistical methods related to any aspect of NIAID research
  • Develop new mathematical models to describe the biology of infectious diseases or immune responses
  • Provide statistical advice and oversight for extramural and intramural research
    • Review or help develop protocols
    • Serve on the intramural Institutional Review Board and on certain extramural data monitoring boards
    • Develop new statistical methods or mathematical models that lead to more reliable, efficient, or insightful scientific inferences to further the NIAID mission

BRB Staff

Dean Follmann, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistician Branch Chief

Erica H. Brittain, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistician

Rebecca DerSimonian, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistician

Michele Di Mascio, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistician

Lori E. Dodd, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistician

Michael P. Fay, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistician

Misrak Gezmu, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistician

Erin Gabriel, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistican

Wenjuan (Jessie) Gu, M.S., Statistician [C]

Claire W. Hallahan, M.S., Mathematical Statistician

Zonghui Hu, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistician

Sally Hunsberger, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistician

Gyan Joshi, Biostatistician 1 [C]

Martha Nason, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistician

Michael Proschan, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistician

Jing Qin, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistician

Sharat Srinivasula, M.S., Mathematician [C]

Mark VanRaden, Ph.D., Mathematical Statistician

Contact Information

For questions about statistical grants within NIAID, contact Dr. Misrak Gezmu.

For statistical consulting questions contact the branch chief, Dr. Dean Follmann.

To contact a particular staff member, please see the BRB Staff List.

Location

6700A Rockledge Drive, 5th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20817

U.S. Postal Address:
6700B Rockledge Drive, MSC 7630
Bethesda, MD 20892-7609
Phone: 301-402-4518
Fax: 301-480-0912

Directions

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Last Updated March 12, 2010