The EpiBio facility offers methodological consultancy to plan correctly clinical studies (observational or interventional), which includes data management, development and drafting of statistical analysis.
More specifically, EpiBio supports the researcher to translate a study question into a precise scientific hypothesis, to define variables and to control for confounders. The facility is specialized in calculating the number of subjects to be enrolled and in indicating adequate sampling methods. Statistical analyzes on the data collected involve the application of descriptive and inferential statistical techniques and regression models.
Planning of a clinical or public health research project (observational and experimental studies)
Drafting and revision of the research protocol, calculation of the sample, and definition of sampling methods.
Support in the drafting response letters to critical issues raised by ethics committees
Development and drafting of the statistical analysis plan
Application of descriptive and inferential statistical techniques and regression models.
Systematic literature review
Protocol drafting, study identification (databases), selection and quality evaluation of included studies, summary of the results, meta-analysis (if appropriate).