Masterclass on 'Statistical Issues in Clinical Research' - 6-7th December

CSTAR@UL/HRI are holding a masterclass on 'Statistical Issues in Clinical Research' taught by Prof Stephen Senn, Edinburgh. This course will run at the University Hospital Limerick on 6-7th December (9:30-5:30 day one and 9-3:00 day two) and will include the following topics:

  •  Philosophy (Causality and thinking statistically);
  • Theory (An elementary explanation of the differences between Bayesians and frequentists). Practical (Design, allocation to treatment and sample size determination.)
  • Baseline and Covariate Information (if, when and how to adjust Measuring Treatment Effects(Transformations, dichotomies, intention to treat, missing data and multiplicity)
  • Beyond the Single Centre Parallel Group Trial (Multi-centre trials, cross-over trials and cluster randomised trials)
  • Beyond average effects (Subgroups, personalised medicine, n-of.1 trials and real world data).

This course will be beneficial for those involved in health research as well as those making similar decisions/interpretations in their analyses. A basic statistical knowledge is all that is required. All HRI members are welcome to book this course free by contacting HRI@UL.ie before 3rd December (we have limited spaces). If you are not an HRI member please email cstar@ul.ie for registration form.

 

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