Researchers in the field of biostatistics study the theory, tools, and applications of methods for the collection, analysis, presentation, and interpretation of biomedical data. We work closely with experts in various other academic fields in order to advance scientific knowledge.
Biostatistics as a research discipline
Research in biostatistics involves the development and application of statistical methods with the ultimate aim of better health for all.
Doctoral courses in biostatistics
At KI we offer courses in basic and advanced biostatistics. The courses cover the three main pillars of biostatistics research: foundational statistical and mathematical theory, development and evaluation of methods, and proper application and interpretation of methods.
Biostatistics at KI
Biostatistical researchers are working within different research areas at several departments at KI as well as collaborating to further knowledge within the field.
Calendar events for biostatistics
News in biostatistics
Professors in biostatistics at KI
Professor Matteo Bottai
Matteo Bottai, Sc.D., is Professor and Head of the Unit of Biostatistics and the Director of the Biostatistics Core Facility at Karolinska Institutet
Professor Paul Dickman
Paul Dickman's biostatistical methods have a wide range of applications, including epidemiology, cancer, haematology, gynaecology, reproductive epidemiology and psychiatry.