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Biostatistics Consulting Core

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Biostatistics Consulting Core

The Biostatistics Consulting Core (BCC), based in the Vickie and Jack Farber Vision Research Center, is a centralized resource for consultation and collaboration with the Clinical Services and the educational programs at Wills Eye. The BCC aims to ensure that the research conducted in the Vickie and Jack Farber Vision Research Center is sounds and of high quality and integrity. To achieve this goal, the BCC provides methodological and biostatistical consultation, collaboration, and support for research activities conducted at Wills Eye Hospital, while fostering education in research methodology and biostatistics with an emphasis on clinical and epidemiological research.

As a central core of support, the BCC’s services will include but are not limited to:

  • research design
  • study implementation
  • data management
  • data analysis
  • interpretation of results
  • report generation


Meet the Team:

Director: Qiang (Ed) Zhang, PhD
Biostatistician:  James Sharpe, MS



Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street, Suite 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19107


Inquiries: Please email