Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Our investigators pursue research designed to better understand the causes of cancer as well as strategies for diagnosing, treating, and preventing disease.

The Administrative Resources Group supports the work of the department at all levels.

The Biostatistics group is using statistical principles to design and analyze biological and clinical studies as well as to develop new methodology for this purpose.

The Computing Resource group designs and implements in-house database applications to facilitate the needs of the Memorial Sloan Kettering clinical research community.

The Epidemiology group is working to identify molecular, environmental, and lifestyle risk factors for cancer; measure their impact; and evaluate cancer prevention strategies.

The Health Outcomes group integrates economics, statistics, sociology, epidemiology, and other perspectives to improve cancer prevention, screening, treatment, and survivor care.

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Letter from the Chairman

Colin Begg provides an overview of the multidisciplinary research taking place in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Resources for Professionals

Learn more about our latest news, faculty, research projects, and upcoming seminars.


Explore career opportunities in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.