Richard Gelber

Dr Richard Gelber is a serving board member of Frontier Science Scotland and Frontier Science Foundation. 

Dr. Richard Gelber is Professor of Pediatrics (Biostatistics) at Harvard Medical School and Professor in Biostatistics at the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He is a recognized expert for his contributions to the design and analysis of many important clinical trials, improving cure rates for pediatric leukemia, pediatric AIDS and perinatal transmission of HIV, and breast cancer. Dr. Gelber served as the Statistical Director for the International Breast Cancer Study Group (IBCSG) at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for over 40 years (1977 to 2018), and has collaborated with the Breast International Group (BIG) since 1998, serving in the BIG Executive Board from 2010 to 2014. He has developed statistical methodologies for quality of life (Q-TWiST) and for subpopulation analyses (STEPP), both designed to increase the relevance of clinical trial data for use in patient-care decision-making. Dr. Gelber has been awarded numerous honors including the prestigious Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Clinical Research, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and an honorary Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Göteborg, Sweden.

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