Epidemiological and statistical methods

The choice of the right method is essential in epidemiology. Which sample size is necessary to verify an association between a risk factor and a disease, taking potential statistic variations into account? To which degree do other risk factors for the examined disease distort the outcome of a study? In order to get meaningful results, these questions must be evaluated for every new scenario.


Research Projects

  • Investigation of the influence of the sequence and load of infections and vaccinations during childhood on the development of the immunesystem: LÖWENKIDS
  • Modelling the transmission of health-care associated infections in Germany: HOSPITAL NETWORKS
  • The role of upper and lower respiratory tract microbiota as a prognostic marker for complication-free survival after lung transplantation: LUNG MICROBIOME


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