Health Research and Policy

Workshop in Biostatistics

Time: 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
April 20 - June 8, 2006

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

Date Speaker Title of Talk
4/13 -- First workshop on 4/20/06
4/20 Nicholas Lange, PhD and the Brain Development Cooperative Group
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Biostatistics,
Harvard University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Neurostatistics Laboratory, McLean Hospital
The NIH MRI Study of Normal Brain Development
4/27 Alan Hubbard
Assistant Adjunct Professor of Biostatistics
UC Berkeley
A New Screening Algorithm for Multiple Risk Factor/Disease Association Studies: Combining Variable Importance, the Conditional Permutation Distribution and Multiple Testing Procedures
5/4 Bradley Efron, PhD
Max H Stein Professor of Humanities and Science, and Professor, Depts of Statistics and of Health Research and Policy
Bing Ho, MD
Dept of Nephrology, Stanford
Matching the Gold Standard for a Measure of Kidney Function
5/11 Nikesh Kotecha
Biomedical Informatics, Stanford
Profiling Cancer Patients Using Multidmensional, Single Cell Signaling Information
5/18 Trevor Hastie
Professor, Depts of Statistics and Health Research and Policy, Stanford
Howard Chang
Asst Prof of Dermatology
Prognostic Models for Cancer Progression Using Gene Expression Signatures
5/25 Helena Kraemer, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford
The CATIE Study: A Biostatistical "Autopsy"
6/1 Jane Fridlyand, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center
Novel approach to segmenting copy number data and combining copy number and transcriptional measurements for the analysis of cancer data
6/8 (1:15-2:05 pm)
Tyson Holmes, PhD
Sr Research Scientist
Dept of Health Research and Policy, Stanford
Many-to-One Mappings: Biostatistical Applications
(2:10-3:00 pm)
Balasubramanian Narasimhan, PhD
Sr Research Scientist
Depts of Statistics and of Health Research and Policy, Stanford
Using R as a Web Service for Medical Research Projects

Contact Robert Shields (650-723-5456 / ) to be on the e-mail list. Suggestions and self-nominations for seminar and topics are welcome.

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