This Core offers complimentary Drop-In Sessions to all faculty at Brown, URI, and the affiliated hospital systems. See the complete schedule

Study design  Conceptualization

Pre-award services: 

  • Positioning of specific aims and hypotheses 
  • Measure selection
  • Power analysis 
  • Data analysis planning 

Services for funded proposals: 

  • Decision support services
  • Data acquisition and management 
  • Consultations to assess the impact of potential design changes on final statistical analyses  
Database Creation and Management 

Faculty offer individual consultation and programming support to researchers for the creation of custom databases that leverage best study design and data collection practices.

Data analysis

Investigators may consult with the Core's team of biostatisticians on how to conclude their trials and understand results. Services include:  

  • Implementing data analysis plans
  • Statistical analysis consultations 
  • Selecting and accessing statistical analysis software 
  • Coaching to best utilize statistical analysis software 
Software Support 

Faculty are available to provide support for the following programs: 

  • JMP
  • REDCap
  • R Studio
  • SAS
  • SPSS
  • STATA
Manuscript and grant proposal Review and writing

In their final stages of reporting and publication preparation, investigators may seek assistance with: 

  • Write-ups
  • Data visualizations
  • Integration of interpretations in the broader context of the project
  • Addressing comments from peer reviewers