Health Research and Policy

Workshop in Biostatistics

Time: 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Place:Center for Clinical Sciences Research (CCSR)
4th Floor, Rm 4205 (The side with Deli)

September 24 - November 19 , 2009
Date Speaker Title of Talk
Wolfgang Bothe, MD
Postdoctoral Scholar in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford
How Do Annuloplasty Rings Affect Mitral Leaflet Dynamic Motion? ( Abstract)
Nicholas J. Schork, PhD
Director of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
The Scripps Translational Science Institute Professor, Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute
Association Studies Involving Rare Variants and Large-Scale DNA Sequence Data ( Abstract)
Daniela Witten
Ph.D. Candidate
Dept of Statistics, Stanford
A Penalized Matrix Decomposition, with Application to Sparse Clustering (Abstract)
Pat Flaherty
Postdoc Fellow, Dept of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology Program, Stanford
Robust Optimization of a Biological Protocol ( Abstract)
Jerome H. Friedman
Professor of Statistics, Stanford
Fast Sparse Regression and Classification ( Abstract)
Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH
Depts of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences and Medicine Divisions of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenetics, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology University of California, San Francisco
Self Identified Race vs. Genetic Ancestry In Clinical Practice (Abstract)
David B. Lewis
Professor of Pediatrics at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Vaccine-Induced Immunity to Influenza (Abstract)
Mark Hlatky
Professor of Health Research and Policy and of Medicine (Cardiology), Stanford
Estimating Life Years Added by Treatment ( Abstract)
Brian Wandell
Isaac and Madeline Stein Family Professor Department of Psychology
I explain how we measure properties of the white matter in the human brain, and then ask for your help in some mathematical and statistical data analysis issues ( Abstract)

Contact Erika French-Arnold (650-723-5456; ) to be on the e-mail list. Suggestions and self-nominations for seminar and topics are welcome.

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