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Statistics serving biomedicine



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Science Careers, produced by the journal Science, offers a series of feature articles on scientists working in quantitative disciplines, as maths, that have oriented their knowledge to biomedical research. The most recent profile is devoted to David Rossell, head of the Bioinfomatics/Biostatistics Unit at IRB Barcelona.

About IRB Barcelona

The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) pursues a society free of disease. To this end, it conducts multidisciplinary research of excellence to cure cancer and other diseases linked to ageing. It establishes technology transfer agreements with the pharmaceutical industry and major hospitals to bring research results closer to society, and organises a range of science outreach activities to engage the public in an open dialogue. IRB Barcelona is an international centre that hosts 400 researchers and more than 30 nationalities. Recognised as a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence since 2011, IRB Barcelona is a CERCA centre and member of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST).