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Computer brainToday's Microscope contribution is from the Centre for Quantitative Medicine at Duke-NUS Medical School to share more about what they do.

Biostatistics plays a pivotal role in a broad range of research fields, including medical, biological and health sciences. Statistical analysis of data is essential to derive accurate scientific conclusions from sometimes large amounts of seemingly meaningless information. It is imperative that researchers, clinician-scientists and research personnel alike have a sound grasp of the principles of biostatistics and epidemiology to critically assess scientific and medical literature, and to engage in effective development and evaluation of their own research hypotheses.


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