Research Consultation

CLEO can provide consultative support for research design and data analysis for health-related research.

CLEO is staffed with professionally trained biostatisticians, statistical programmers, physicians, data managers and data entry staff, and provides a wide range of biostatistical and epidemiological consulting services for research. 

Research Services Offered by CLEO

Support can range from quick questions or short-term projects to long-term collaborative work. Consultants work primarily with Stata, R and SPSS, but can work with any software that is most convenient for the client.

More specifically, our services include:

Data Management

  • Development printing and distribution of Case Report Forms (CRFs)
  • Development and maintenance of clinical research databases
  • Data entry
  • Data cleaning

Study Design, Biostatistical Analysis and Programming

  • Sample size calculations
  • Randomization scheme development
  • Data modelling and analysis
  • Health economic studies
  • Meta-analysis and systematic review
  • Interpretation of analysis results
  • Development of publication quality tables and graphs
  • Independent manuscript review and analysis verification
  • Professional and scientific report-writing
  • Study design, protocol and statistical analysis plan development
  • Grant development


To date we have collaborated on over 50 projects with independent researchers, students in partnership with university departments, and non-governmental organisations.

We are involved in multiple grant applications and research projects funded by various organizations, university internal funds, and other funding sources.

Consulting Fee/Rates

Two hours of free service are provided for any health-related research project, for faculty or graduate students.

We can also provide additional free support on grant applications when CLEO personnel are included as co-investigators or statisticians in the grant application and budget.

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Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Outcomes Research (CLEO) was founded thanks to a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, which from 2011 until today continues to support its operation as a major donor.

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