Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Program Services

The Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Program (BERD) provides integrated services and biostatistical support. Services include (1) contemporary data analysis methodology consultation, implementation, and epidemiology expertise; (2) the best available clinical data management software; (3) study design assistance; and (4) bioinformatics/computational biology data analysis. See below for a list of services.


Eligible individuals include faculty, clinical instructors, fellows, postdocs, students, research staff and residents.

Program Services

Biostatistical Collaboration

  • Data analysis consultation
  • Epidemiological expertise
  • Survey research and practice
  • Survival analysis and adaptive clinical trials
  • Clinical-data management consulting
  • Methodologies for community-based studies

Data Management

  • Pros and cons of data management options

Grant Preparation

  • Study design and power analysis
  • Data analysis protocols
  • Career development (K series) applications

Computational Biology (Omics Data Analysis)

  • Microarray data analysis
  • Sequencing analysis (mRNA, miRNA, DNA, methylation)
  • Proteomics (mass-spec, Luminex)

Educational Programs

  • Short courses
  • Journal clubs
  • Grant writing
  • Bioinformatics
  • REDCap

Consulting Services

UCLA CTSI offers free biostatistical consults at UCLA, Lundquist/Harbor-UCLA and Cedars-Sinai. See below for contact information by site.


  • Appointments scheduled by email and conducted via Zoom
  • Website
  • Email:
  • Phone: 310-794-3111, Fax: 310-794-8149 
  • Office: 1100 Glendon Avenue, Suite 1820, Los Angeles, CA 90024


  • Appointments preferred
  • Location: 1124 West Carson Street, Walter P Martin Research Center (RB-1), Rm. 248
  • Website
  • Email: Youngju Pak, PhD,
  • Phone : 310-222-1874
  • Fax: 310-533-1874


  • Appointments preferred
  • Location: Pacific Theatres Building, 116 North Robertson Blvd. Suite 900C, Los Angeles, CA 90048
  • Website
  • Email:

Charles Drew University