Colin Begg Lab Group

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is engaged in a broad program of research encompassing biostatistics methodology, health outcomes research, and research into genetic and environmental risk factors for cancer. The department also provides collaborative and consulting support to investigators throughout the Center. In addition to these research groups, there is a Computing Resource Group, whose primary activity is the development and maintenance of the institution’s Clinical Research Database. For more information, visit the homepage for Epidemiology and Biostatistics.


Pictured: Dr. Colin Begg

Colin Begg, PhD

Research Focus

Epidemiologist Colin Begg focuses on statistical methods for cancer epidemiology, health services research, and clinical trials.
  • Begg, CB. A strategy for distinguishing optimal cancer subtypes. International Journal of Cancer 2011;129:931-937. PMCID: PMC3043163
  • Ostrovnaya I, Seshan VE, Begg CB. Using somatic mutation data to test tumors for clonal relatedness. Annals of Applied Statistics 2015;9:1533-1548. PMCID: PMC4649945
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