Department of Biostatistics

2015 BST Lectures

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Date Speaker Topic Resources
January 21, 2015 Dr. Todd A. MacKenzie, Department of Biomedical Science, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College Causal Hazard Ratio Estimation Using Instrumental Variables or Principal Strata Abstract
January 29, 2015 Dr. Guihua Zhou, University of Alabama at Birmingham GSTP Regulates Endothelial Progenitor Cell Function and Enhances Neovascularization in Heart Failure Abstract
March 18, 2015 Fengzhu Sun, PhD, Professor, Molecular and Computational Program, Department of Biological Sciences at USC Finding Genetic Overlaps among Diseases based on Ranked Gene Lists? Video
April 16, 2015 Samaah Sullivan, Doctoral Student Epidemiology/Biostatistics at School of Public Health, Louisiana State University health Science Center Neighborhood Environments and Obesity: A Comparison of Measures, Phenotypes, and Mediated Pathways in the Women and Their Children’s Health Study (WaTCH) in Louisiana Abstract
April 28, 2015 David C. Naftel, PhD, Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UAB Professor Biostatistics in School of Public Health Statistical Issues and Opportunities in the Analysis of Multiple Outcomes after Implant of an Artificial (Complete or Partial) Heart Abstract
May 5, 2015 Ai (Andy) Ni, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Variable Selection for Case-Cohort Studies with Failure Time Outcome Abstract
May 20, 2015 Matthew N. Chasse, PhD, Lecturer in Department of Mathematics, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York A Brief History of the Bootstrap and Resampling Methods Abstract
June 3, 2015 Glen Satten, PhD, Senior Statistician, Centers for Disease Control Methods of Analyzing Next Generation Sequence Data when Data from Cases and Controls Differ in Sequencing Quality Abstract
June 24, 2015 Xueyan (Snow) Zhao, MD PhD, Department of Biostatistics, UAB From Molecular Biology to Biostatistics – A Personal Journey Abstract
July 15, 2015 Nolan Wages, PhD, Assistant Professor Translational Research & Applied Statistics at University of Virginia, School of Medicine Multi-dimensional Continual Reassessment Method for Contemporary Dose-finding Studies in Oncology Abstract
November 6, 2015 Frank E Harrell Jr, PhD, Chairperson and Professor in Department of Biostatistics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine How to Design a Bad Translational Research Project Abstract

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