Dr. Zhigang Li Awarded NIH Grant

Professor Zhigang Li is Principle Investigator of the Data Science Core of a $6.6 million P01 award titled “Interventions to improve alcohol-related comorbidities along the gut-brain axis in persons with HIV infection.” The goal of the Data Science Core is to provide a central source of expertise related to research design, data management, statistical analysis and machine learning. Dr. Li’s team will lead new model construction, study design, electronic data capture, data monitoring, and data analysis. They will also assist in protocol development and manuscript writing and presentation of study findings at scientific meetings.

The Research Design and Data Coordinating Center is jointly established by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the department of biostatistics in the UF College of Public Health & Health Professions and the UF College of Medicine. The mission of RDDC is to advance biomedical research by providing innovative research design, high-quality data management, state-of-the-art data analysis, and advanced data privacy technologies. More information about RDDC can be found at the following link: https://www.ctsi.ufl.edu/research/research-design-and-data-coordinating-center/.