Health Research and Policy

Workshop in Biostatistics

Medical School Office Building (MSOB)
Room x303
1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

January 17 - March 14, 2013
Date Speaker Title of Talk
First Workshop begins on 1/17/2013.
Thomas Hoffmann, PhD
Assistant Professor, UCSF
The Kaiser Permanente/UCSF Genetic Research Study on Adult Health and Aging: Genome-wide association study in a cohort of 100,000
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Mei-Chiung Shih
VA Palo Alto Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center
Assistant Professor of Health Research & Policy, Stanford
Sequential Methods for Comparative Effectiveness Experiments: Point of Care Clinical Trials
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Marc Coram
Assistant Professor of Health Research & Policy, Stanford
Non-parametric empirical Bayes and Variance Estimation
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
No Workshop
Jesse Jokerst
Post Doctoral Fellow, Gambhir Lab, Dept of Radiology
Molecular Imaging in Medicine: Current Standards and Challenges
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Hank Greely
Professor of Law,
Professor by courtesy of Genetics,
Director of the Center for Law and the Biosciences, Stanford
Widespread Clinical Whole Genome Sequence: Coming Ethical, Legal, and Practical Challenges
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Jitendra (Jeetu) Ganju
Sr Director, Biostatistics
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Strengthening Results from Clinical Trials: Using Multiple Methods of Analysis for Formal Inference
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Mathew Barber
Statistical Geneticist
Human Genetic Geography - Evolving Statistical Learning and Prediction
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Donna Spiegelman, Sc.D.
Depts of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Harvard School of Public Health
Measurement Error Correction for Survival Data Analysis with Covariates that are Functions of Time-varying Exposure Histories
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
No Workshop
Final exam week

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