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What is Biostatistics

Biostatistics is the branch of statistics that deals with data related to living organisms. It involves analysis and interpretations of data for consumption in public health and medicine. Biostatistics experts or biostatisticians use statistical tools to answer pressing questions in biology, public health and medicine, like what would be the impact of a new drug, would the new drug work, what causes cancer, lifespan of people suffering from a disease, etc.

Pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies are increasingly concerned about the complexity of clinical trials, the quality of trial data, competition in product commercialization, and the rapid pace of technological change. Biostatistics and SAS programming solutions provide the required support through all stages of a study.