Learn more about the education and training initiatives available through the Mass General Biostatistics Center.

Certificate in Applied Biostatistics

This online course offers a comprehensive introduction to biostatistics in medical research. The course includes a review of the most common techniques in the field, as well as the manner in which these techniques are applied in standard statistical software.

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to choose an appropriate study design, calculate the sample size needed to complete a study, analyze the collected data, and communicate the results from their experiment. Learn more.


Global Initiative for Neuropsychiatric Genetics Education in Research

The Global Initiative for Neuropsychiatric Genetics Education in Research (GINGER) aims to boost global capacity to conduct neuropsychiatric genetics research.

To achieve this goal, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have teamed up with multiple research and academic institutions in East and South Africa to create a global neuropsychiatric genetics training program, which launched in July 2017.

The GINGER program includes a Research Fellow training program that is comprised of in-person research workshops and virtual classroom activities.Through this, GINGER aims to train a new generation of independent neuropsychiatric genetics researchers. Learn more.