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Biostatistics Consult


The Stanford Center for Clinical and Translational Education and Research (Spectrum), in association with the Department of Biomedical Data Science, offers a free time and scope limited consultation on study design.

Find out more about the services offered by the Department of Biomedical Data Science, including help on a grant application or study protocol (design, statistical plans, power and sample size, database design), and the Data Studio.

Discussion topics of interest

  • Proposal preparation
  • Hypothesis refinement
  • Study design, sample size, and power
  • Database design and other study operations (randomization, matching, etc.)
  • Data analysis, algorithms and techniques
  • Interpretation of analysis results
  •   Manuscript preparation
  •  Identification of subject matter experts for special topics

Scheduling a consultation

  • Consultations are scheduled by arrangement with the Department of Biomedical Data Sciences as part of the DBDS Data Studio.
  • Visit the DBDS website for a description of their services, and for information on requesting a consultation.