The Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department forms part of the Gustave Roussy Clinical Research
Directorate and was designated in 2007 as an INCa Centre for Data Handling. Its principal roles are as follows:
- The management and handling of data from Gustave Roussy-promoted clinical trials from protocol to publication. This work involves more than 50 active biomedical research projects and 2,000 patients are recruited per year
- Research activity related to:
- Methodological research involving the Inserm-Gustave Roussy-CESP team «Methodology and clinical epidemiology in molecular oncology»
- Epidemiology of cancers
- Studies and research in Health Economics
The Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department comprises some forty staff (statisticians, medically qualified statisticians, of whom one is a public health intern, data-managers, health economists, etc.). Each year it takes on Masters degree students for courses in biostatistics, health economics and data management. We participate in doctoral and post-doctoral training.
The Department delivers about 540 hours of teaching per year.