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Welcome to the Section for Clinical Biometrics

Clinical Biometrics is the methodology of empirical clinical research.

The section, founded in 1991, provides biostatistical support to clinical research and develops innovative methodology for biostatistical applications.
Biostatistical consultation for clinical projects is available by appointment during regular business hours.

Current lectures of the section are announced by the Wiener Biometrische Sektion.



Conference: The Section for Clinical Biometrics is taking lead in the local organization of the CEN-ISBS Vienna 2017! This conference is jointly organized by the International Biometric Society’s Central European Network (CEN) and the International Society for Biopharmaceutical Statistics (ISBS). The conference will take place at the Medical University of Vienna from August 28 to September 1, 2017. Details about the conference can be found at the website


Honorary Membership of ISCB: Recently, Michael Schemper, founder and long-standing head of the Section for Clinical Biometrics, has been awarded an honorary life-time membership of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB). The award was officially conferred during this year’s 37th Annual Conference of ISCB in Birmingham, UK. Until now, an honorary membership of ISCB has been awarded seven times only.


Photos of the 25th anniversary symposium (April 14, 2016) Link