Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Resource

The BERD Resource integrates biostatistics, epidemiology and research design services within the Mayo Clinic CTSA and nationally throughout the CTSA consortium. Goals of the BERD Resource as established by the national CTSA program include:

  1. Developing, validating and integrating research designs and statistical methodologies essential to clinical and translational studies
  2. Preventing bias through appropriate study design and measurement
  3. Developing innovative methods of enhancing the power of studies
  4. Developing design and analysis plans for studies of unique or vulnerable populations or very small numbers of subjects
  5. Developing design and analysis plans for qualitative research projects

Mayo Clinic CTSA BERD resources