Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics

The Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics (CCMS) aims at supporting LIH research units and international pharmaceutical industry players, providing them with high quality methodological and statistical services.


Activities

The CCMS provides methodological support in statistical planning and analysis and data handling for various laboratories and research groups in the Luxembourg institute of Health as well as offering training in statistics and support in writing papers. In addition it provides consulting services for the pharmaceutical industry in Europe and the USA, attends Data Safety Monitoring Board worldwide for randomised clinical trials, engages in collaborative research with various external partners for example the WHO and various universities, and gives external courses in statistics not only in the greater Luxembourg region but also worldwide.

Services provided

  • Planning of clinical, epidemiological and laboratory studies
  • Support for grant applications and publications
  • Data handling and statistical analysis
  • Statistical education and training
  • Consultancy for commercial organisations

Head of unit

The CCMS is headed by Stephen Senn, PhD, FRSE, formerly Professor of Statistics at the University of Glasgow and author of more than 250 scientific publications including three monographs. He is an acknowledged expert on statistics in drug development and a recipient of the Royal Statistical Society’s Bradford Hill Medal.

Contact

Stephen Senn

Ph.D.

1A-B, rue Thomas Edison
1445 Strassen
Luxembourg
Tel. : +352 26970-894