Biostatistics Research Branch (BRB)


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

Contact Information


5601 Fishers Lane, MSC 9820
Rockville, MD 20892-9820
Phone: 301-402-4518
Fax: 301-480-0912​​

Content last reviewed on May 9, 2017