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Qian-Li Xue, PhD, Director

The Biostatistics Core at the Center on Aging and Health provides first-class statistical expertise to the researchers on aging at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Our group of internationally recognized biostatisticians shares a commitment to quality education and research to advance the science on aging.

The Biostatistics Core works to:

  • Provide the highest quality professional advice and statistical support to the researchers, fellows and trainees on study design, data collection, data management, data analysis and interpretation of research finding.
  • Provide the highest quality statistical education and training to acquaint the next generation of gerontologists and geriatricians with modern statistical tools needed to validly analyze and interpret data.
  • Advance the science of aging by developing new analytic methods and applications.
  • Assist in developing methodologies for translating epidemiologic research findings into clinical recommendations and interventions.
  • Provide state-of-the-art data management, information processing, computing facilities to better achieve research goals.
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In the News

Dr. Jeremy Walston selected as receipient of 2013 Glenn Award for Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging

Dr. Roth and colleagues used data from the REGARDS study to show that providing care to a family member with a chronic illness or disability may be associated with modest survival benefit for the caregivers.
Dr. Yasar featured in an article on certain blood pressure medications and the reduced risk of dementia.

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CAPABLE Program created by Dr. Sarah Szanton helps low-income, elderly Baltimore city residents stay in their homes, and reduces health care costs in the process.

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