Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource

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Rubin Room 875
Dartmouth Cancer Center
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756

Phone: (603) 653-9000

Hours: by appointment

We provide scientific interpretation for all statistical analyses. All initial consultations are free. More extensive efforts may require additional funding depending on how much time is required.


Tor D. Tosteson, ScD

Tor D. Tosteson, ScD

Dr. Tosteson's research interests revolve around challenging methodological and statistical problems in medicine. Major projects include the Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research in Advanced Imaging in Cancer and the Breast PROSPR Research Center and related statistical methods for comparative effectiveness research.

Zhongze Li

Zhongze Li, MS

  • Research Manager
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  • MS Biostatistics, University of Michigan, 2005
  • Member, American Statistical Association

Biostatistics services

  • Statistical design, including sample size calculations, research proposals and protocol development
  • Clinical trial design, conduct, oversight, and data analysis
  • Randomization and sequential methods
  • Statistical data management
  • Data analysis, publication tables, statistical graphics, and manuscript development
  • Protocol review for statistical and scientific quality
  • Safety and data monitoring
  • New expertise in specialized statistical methodologies
    • Statistical Genetics
    • Geospatial Analysis (see below)
    • Epigenetics

GeoSpatial services

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  • Data Acquisition and analysis
  • Geocoding
  • Preliminary data analysis/exploration
  • Project Design
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Travel times and distances, catchment areas
  • Density surfaces
  • Cluster analysis and identifying patterns
  • Geospatial regression analysis
  • Geographic distributions
  • Spatial/temporal trends
  • Mapping/Data visualization