A medical epidemiologist at BICRC provides consultation and “coaching” on study design, protocol preparation, and ethical issues in research. The BICRC provides consultancy biostatistics services to investigators, to support treatment planning, calculating the required study sample size, standard double entry of data, data management, data analysis, and data interpretation, upon request. It also gives advice and/or edits manuscripts in preparation. The BICRC also arranges periodic refresher lectures on Good Clinical Practice (GCP) for Clinical Research to interested BI investigators.