Stanford

Background of the Center for Innovative Study Design (CISD)

The CISD was created in March 2009 to integrate efforts that had been dispersed in the School of Medicine, including the:

  • Biostatistics Data Coordinating Center (providing design and implementation of specialized, innovative clinical study data management and visualization tools)
  • Biostatistics Shared Resource of the Stanford Cancer Center
  • Spectrum Biostatistics and Design Program
  • design and review capacity of the Clinical and Translational Research Unit (CTRU)
  • clinical and translational research (CTR) offerings in pre-award design consultation service