About This Department

Department: Biostatistics
Insitution: Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences

The Biostatistics Unit is part of the Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS), within the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). We are based in the Brenner Centre for Molecular Medicine on the campuses of the National University of Singapore (NUS) and National University Hospital (NUH).

Our primary aim is to adapt and apply cutting-edge methods to complex data (longitudinal, -omics, sociobehavioral, etc.) to study maternal, child, and adolescent health, including:

Longitudinal causal inference approaches to investigate developmental mechanisms and estimate potential benefits of early life interventions and

Principled consideration of machine learning algorithms for developing and testing prediction models for maternal and child outcomes

Additionally, we provide consultation, mentorship, and supervision on epidemiologic and biostatistical methods for several clinical and population health projects, primarily within two Singaporean population-based, prospective birth cohorts, but also with numerous local and international researchers.