Many of Northwestern University's Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) activities take place within the Biostatistics Collaboration Center (BCC). The BCC is a resource for investigators with biostatistical, epidemiological, programming, and data management support needs.
Request for Methodology Challenge Applications
This request solicits study grant applications to address broadly generalizable and important biostatistical, epidemiological, and research design (BERD)-related problems in clinical and translational research. Teams consisting of BERD investigators and their clinical and translational scientist collaborators are invited to apply.
Download the RFA [PDF]
Application Submission/Receipt Date: April 1, 2016
"Our goal is to collaborate with faculty investigators in the conduct of high-quality, innovative research, offering education and support in biostatistics, epidemiology, and research design at every phase."
Leah Welty, PhD
Associate Professor in Preventive Medicine-Biostatistics
Director of NUCATS BERD
An overview of BERD activities.
The leadership and governance structure of BERD activities.
Detailed information on BERD resources and services.