Amylou C. Dueck, Ph.D., joined Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., as a lead statistician in 2005 after receiving a doctoral degree in statistics from Arizona State University. In May 2007, she transferred to the Mayo Clinic campus in Arizona, where she is the current head of the Section of Biostatistics in the Division of Health Sciences Research.
Dr. Dueck's primary role at Mayo Clinic is designing and analyzing clinical trials in hematologic malignancies, though she additionally collaborates with investigators in neurology and other departments on studies of various designs.
- Design and analysis of cancer treatment clinical trials
- Novel endpoints in symptom management and cancer treatment clinical trials
- Analysis and interpretation issues related to patient-reported outcomes
Significance to patient care
Dr. Dueck's collaborations and research are directed at testing the safety and effectiveness of cancer treatments and integrating the patient voice into the testing process.
These collaborations and research increase the number of safe treatment options and enhance the information available for making treatment decisions for patients with cancer.