Farzana Osman is a Senior Statistician at the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA). She holds a BSc degree in Computer Science, and a BSc in Applied Mathematics and a master’s degree in Statistics from the University of Kwazulu-Natal.
Her primary focus research involves the analysis of randomized clinical trials and epidemiological data on STI, HIV/AIDS and TB research. She also supervises junior statisticians and assist masters and PhD candidates with analyses and writing up of results. Her main interest is in the analyses of complex datasets, produced by immunological and metabolomics studies.
"The CAPRISA fellowship programme allowed me to acquire a wide range of knowledge in a well-supportive research environment, and to strengthen my analytical and research skills. This experience provided the foundation to develop my own identity as an independent statistician and researcher."