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A Day in the Life
A Biostatistician studies the determining factors that impact the health and well-being of people, plants, and animals in order to arrive at conclusions about disorders, diseases, or health risks. They work to collect, analyze, and summarize data collected during their research. Some of their main responsibilities include designing research studies, analyzing clinical research using a statistical approach, and providing bio-statistical conclusions to clients.
Skills You'll Need
Advanced understanding of data analysis and SAS software
Exceptional mathematical and scientific skills
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Industries You'll Work In
Biotech / Pharma
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