Campus & Community

Stephen Lagakos, talented biostatistician with a common touch

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The Boston Globe

“His seminal contributions to the field of AIDS research helped provide crucial statistical foundations upon which we could better combat this terrible disease,’’ Julio Frenk, dean of the Harvard School of Public Health, said in a statement issued yesterday.

“When the AIDS epidemic was beginning to be noticed, he organized a center to study its quantitative aspects,’’ Zelen said. “Steve was instrumental in designing many of the clinical trials nationwide to find therapies for treating AIDS, and he was absolutely fundamental to the AIDS program in the world.’’

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