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Competence Center in Methodology and Statistics - Luxembourg Public Research Centre for Health (CCMS - LIH)
Hosting Legal Entity
Luxembourg Institute of Health
1AB rue Thomas Edison, LIH, Strassen, PO: 1445 (Luxembourg)
Legal Status
Research organisation
1 AB Rue Thomas Edison, LIH, Strassen, PO: 1445 (Luxembourg)
Type Of RI
Coordinating Country
Current Status:
Operational since 2011
Being upgraded since 2018
Scientific Description
The unit provides statistical support in statistical planning and analysis and database creation and data handling for biomedical, clinical, epidemiological and health-care research. Clients and collaborators include not only the internal laboratories and units of CRP Santé but also many pharmaceutical companies and international organisations such as WHO.

RI Keywords
Secure data access, Statistics, Planning, Databases, Health care, Epidemiology, Data sharing, Clinical trials, Study methodology, Statistical modelling, Data management, Cohort study
RI Category
Research Data Service Facilities
Mathematics Centres of Competence
Data Mining and Analysis (Methodological) Centers, including statistical analysis
Scientific Domain
Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Mathematics
Biological and Medical Sciences
Information Science and Technology
ESFRI Domain
Health and Food
Services provided at CCMS - LIH

Planning of clinical, epidemiological and laboratory studies including sample size or power calculations, design of studies • Support for grant applications and publications • Data handling • Mapping and curation for centralised databases • Statistical analysis adapted to the design of the study (matched case-control, longitudinal, survival) or clinical trial (cross over, non inferiority) • Statistical education and training (internal and external short courses) • Consultancy for commercial organisations

Date of last update: 05/06/2019
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