The award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute enables Rebecca Hubbard (pictured) and colleagues Yong Chen and Jinbo Chen, all CCEB senior scholars, to sketch a patient’s true profile. New statistical methods will combine all available information to estimate a patient's full disease profile, or "latent phenotype"—a picture that electronic health records may only hint at. Read more.
To understand health and disease today, we need new thinking and novel science —the kind we create when multiple disciplines work together from the ground up. That is why this department has put forward a bold vision in population science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE