Data Analytics, Statistics and Informatics

Statistical consulting services

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC has established the Data Analytics, Statistics and Informatics (DASI) unit to assist investigators in conducting research of the highest quality. The activities of DASI span across the research cycle and include:

  • Statistical experiment design and power calculation for new studies
  • Development of trial and observational research studies
  • Statistical support for grant submissions
  • Development and evaluation of statistical analysis plans
  • Statistical analysis and consultation
  • Scientific writing (manuscripts, grants, reports)


DASI offers a wide variety of analytic services, including design and analysis of clinical trials and observational research, descriptive statistics, predictive modeling, causal inference, mediation, sensitivity analysis, before/after analysis, Bayesian inference, implementation of Machine Learning algorithms, survey data analysis, survival analysis, meta analysis, graphical models, classification and clustering, Markov models, time series models, Bayesian networks, and the development of novel statistical techniques.

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Dr. Mohsen Sadatsafavi
Associate Professor
Associate Director – Research, Collaboration for Outcomes Research and Evaluation