ENAR, the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society, has recognized research by two of our PhD students. Rui Duan was honored for her paper “A Fast Score Test for Generalized Mixture Models”; she is advised by Yong Chen, PhD. Jiarui Lu received the award for his paper “Generalized Linear Models with Linear Constraints for Microbiome Compositional Data; Hongzhe Li, PhD, is his advisor. ENAR will confer the awards at its 2108 spring meeting in Atlanta.
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-health science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE