Ellaina Reed

Ellaina Reed is the Research Project Coordinator for the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) Center and the Center for Clinical Trials (CCT) Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) Program. They oversee the project management system for all requests to BERD, links statisticians with projects, coordinates fee-for-service consulting activities, and liaises with other groups in … Continued

Tanya Karagiannis

Dr. Karagiannis has experience in the design, statistical and bioinformatics analysis of genomics and other omics data, particularly in single cell transcriptomic studies of hematopoietic tissues and metagenomics studies in the context of aging and longevity. Her research focus is on the application and development of statistical methods for single cell transcriptomic datasets and other … Continued

Ye Chen

Ye’s main role is to provide statistical analysis and programming support for epidemiology study, clinical trials and omics analysis at Tufts CTSI. She is interested in utilizing medical records data for longitudinal analysis. Before joining Tufts CTSI, she was a data analyst at Mass General Hospital and Broad Institute, covering projects about diet and lifestyle … Continued

Benjamin Sweigart

Ben Sweigart is a statistical associate in the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) Center at Tufts CTSI. He joined Tufts CTSI in January 2022, providing research support to investigators at Tufts Medical Center and affiliated institutions. Ben holds an MA in biostatistics from Boston University and a BA in mathematics from Brown University. His … Continued

Anastasia Gurinovich

Dr. Gurinovich’s training is in bioinformatics with main expertise in analysis and integration of genetic and genomic data and genome-wide association studies. Her main research focus is on analysis of genotype and whole-genome sequencing data of centenarians in order to identify rare genetic variants that are associated with healthy aging. Additionally, she works on integrating … Continued

Ludovic Trinquart

Dr. Trinquart is the Director of the Center for Clinical Trials at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies and Tufts CTSI. He also is the Director of the Data and Safety Monitoring Board program. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, and adjunct … Continued

Paola Sebastiani

Dr. Sebastiani is a multidisciplinary biostatistician, with a long track record of developing new methodologies in Bayesian statistics, decision theory, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and statistical experimental design, in addition to teaching, mentoring, and leading interdisciplinary research projects. She introduced innovative Bayesian techniques for the analysis of genomic and genetic data and was a pioneer … Continued

Benjamin Koethe

Since starting at Tufts CTSI in August 2017, Benjamin’s major research interests have involved the application of statistical methods to a variety of clinical and translational studies. As a biostatistician in the Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Center at Tufts CTSI, he has collaborated with dozens of investigators at Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University, … Continued

Angie Mae Rodday

Dr. Rodday has led or collaborated on research projects in a variety of different areas, including identifying pain trajectories in sickle cell disease, understanding treatment and outcomes among patients with hematological cancers, measuring cholesterol screening and treatment practices and preference among pediatricians, measuring and linking health-related quality of life to clinical outcomes, and evaluating care … Continued

Steven C. Vlad

Dr. Vlad is a rheumatologist in the Tufts Division of Rheumatology and an epidemiologist in the Tufts CTSI. He received his MD from the University of Iowa School of Medicine, his rheumatology training at Boston Medical Center, and his PhD in epidemiology from Boston University School of Public Health. His research interests include investigating the … Continued

Hocine Tighiouart

Mr. Tighiouart is a statistical associate in the BERD Center at Tufts CTSI and has a faculty appointment at the Tufts University School of Medicine. He has been a member of the research group since 2000. Mr. Tighiouart provides statistical support for studies investigating associations of risk factors for chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular events. … Continued

Norma Terrin

Dr. Terrin is the Scientific Director of the BERD Center at Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. She received her PhD in Mathematics from Boston University and served on the faculty of the Department of Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University, where she taught and conducted research … Continued

Janis L. Breeze

Ms. Breeze is Associate Director and an Epidemiologist in the BERD Center at Tufts CTSI and Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. She provides support to researchers in the design of observational and experimental studies as well as with statistical analysis. She has extensive design and analytic experience in biomedical research, particularly in conducting … Continued