Behind every large scientific finding seen in the newspaper, on the web, or in scientific journals is a team of statisticians working to answer the biological questions posed by leading scientists today. Our team of statisticians here at CSIRO Health and Biosecurity, Biomedical Informatics are well placed to analyse biomedical data with the view to interpret some of the worlds most important medical research questions.
Some of these questions include the following:
Its questions like these that some of the largest research bodies in the world are asking, and its statisticians that help answer these questions. Using complex statistical decision tools, statisticians in our team work with collaborators across Australia and internationally on projects such as the world’s largest study of ageing (AIBL).