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All Blog Posts Tagged 'biostatistics' (2)

How do you know what independent variables to include in a regression model?

After a few biostatistics classes, I began fitting my first logistic regression model using my physician friend’s data on tumors excised from skin cancer patients. I realized that although we were very clear about the dependent variable we were trying to predict – a certain feature of the tumor – I really did not know how to pick the independent…

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Added by Monika Wahi on November 14, 2020 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Biostatistics Careers for Data Scientists

Analytics is becoming critical in all part of our lives. Biostatistics has been a big driver of this analytics demand in the field of pharmaceuticals, biotech, health & medicine.

But, What is Biostatistics? From the Wikipedia definition of Biostatistics:

Biostatistics (or biometry) is the application of statistics to a wide range of topics in biology. The science of biostatistics encompasses the design of biological…

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Added by Pansop on April 24, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

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