Resources

Data Analysis & Biostatistics Resources

Helpful Resources for Clinical Researchers & Doctors

DATA SHARING

BioMed Central

How to share data with a statistician (useful blog article):
http://blogs.biomedcentral.com/bmcblog/2013/11/26/how-to-share-data-with-a-statistician/

DATA ANALYSIS

Using SAS via Citrix Receiver

Are you trying unsuccessfully to access an SAS remotely via your institution using Citrix Receiver? This step-by-step guide may help.

Transforming Skewed Data
​If you’re wondering which data transformation to apply to your skewed data for the purposes of parametric testing, this article may help. It outlines square root, log and inverse approaches for situations of low, medium, high, left and right skew. 

BIOSTATISTICAL METHODS

Handbook of Biological Statistics 
General guide to various quantitative and qualitative biostatistical methods (handbook):
McDonald, J.H. 2014. Handbook of Biological Statistics (3rd ed.). Sparky House Publishing, Baltimore, Maryland.

Practical guidance and resources with some basic quantitative statistical methods using SPSS, SAS, Stata and R (website):
Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE), UCLA.

JAMA Network Guide to Statistics and Medicine
A comprehensive collection of essays on the latest statistical techniques for advanced applications in clinical research.
JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association is a peer-reviewedmedical journal published 48 times a year by the American Medical Association. Content includes original research, reviews, and editorials covering all aspects of biomedicine.
https://jamanetwork.com/collections/44042/guide-to-statistics-and-medicine

Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions
Literature review and meta-analysis (handbook):
Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 5.1.0 [updated March 2011]. The Cochrane Collaboration, 2011.

Clinical Trials Australia
A comprehensive list of resources for conducting clinical trials in Australia, including topics such as legislation, regulation and guidelines; site capacity feasibility and authorisation; ethical considerations; forms, fees and other resources; trial registration, research monitoring and publishing results – and more:
www.australianclinicaltrials.gov.au/resources-clinical-trials-australia

BenchSci
AI assisted antibody selection. Run successful experiments with the right antibody based on published proof that they work:
https://www.benchsci.com

PRESENTATION TOOLS

Mind The Graph
Online infograph maker. Create a vast array of detailed scientific info-graphics for your research papers, reports or presentations:
mindthegraph.com

Prezi
Take your presentation beyond Power Point. Easy to use with a fantastic variety of templates. 

SOCIAL NETWORKING AND COLLABORATION

SERMO 
A social network for doctors. SERMO is the place to talk about real world medicine:
http://www.sermo.com/what-is-sermo/overview

Data World
A social network for data analysts with free down-loadable data sets:
data.world

​STATA

STATA publications relevant to clinical data analysis
https://www.stata-press.com

​STATA training options – online and offline courses
​​https://www.stata.com/learn/

STATA video tutorials relevant to the analysis of clinical data
https://www.stata.com/links/video-tutorials/

UCLA Institute for Digital Learning and Education
contains information on classes, seminars, learning modules, support pages, as well as how to acquire and run the software. You will also find statistical analysis examples and annotated output, as well as information on more advanced Stata programs for ANOVA.

https://stats.idre.ucla.edu/stata/