Welcome to the Institute of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology

We are scientists from the fields of mathematics, (bio-)statistics, epidemiology and related subjects. We are experts in our fields and have broad applied knowledge as well as experience in research and teaching.

Contributing to the promotion of scientific knowledge in medicine is our purpose. To this end, we support and facilitate researchers in planning, conducting and analyzing clinical and observational studies, and are responsible for planning, conducting, and analysis of epidemiological studies.

We are teaching statistics and epidemiology and offer basic and advanced courses on statistical methodology. We offer software courses and statistical consultations for researchers at the UKE. Moreover, we are constantly working to improve (statistical) methods as a result of our own methodological research projects.

Our Institute

The Institute for Medical Biometry and Epidemiology

(Director: Prof. Dr. Heiko Becher, Deputy Director: Prof. Dr. Antonia Zapf) comprises the Departments:
- Epidemiology (Head: Prof. Dr. Becher) and
- Medical Biometry (Head: Prof. Dr. Zapf).

Our employees (more than 30) are involved in research, teaching and biometrical as well as epidemiological consultations.

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For more information about our general activities please see our institute's flyer (German) : DOWNLOAD Institute's Flyer (PDF)

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For information about our consulting services and analysis support please see our consulting flyer (German):

Download IMBE-Consulting Services Flyer (PDF)

  • Telefon

    Petra Hasselberg

    Phone: +49 (0) 40 7410 - 59551
    Fax: +49 (0) 40 7410 - 40108

    E-mail: imbe-sekretariat@uke.de

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    University Medical Center Hamburg- Eppendorf | UKE
    Institute of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology

    Building W34
    Martinistraße 52
    20246 Hamburg

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