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This Short Course will be offering in a virtual format only
In recent years, Bayesian methods have generated extensive discussion in clinical trials. A Bayesian approach provides the formal framework to incorporate external information into the statistical analysis of a clinical trial. It helps to strategically borrow information across different, potentially heterogeneous, groups such as between adults and pediatrics, disease subgroups, regions, etc. This is particularly useful in planning and executing successful global clinical trials. The course will cover some modern applications of Bayesian methods in healthcare with an emphasis on practical and regulatory aspects. Along with methods, the course will demonstrate applications in real-life clinical trials and discuss the impact of utilizing these approaches in decision-making.
This course is beneficial for statistical researchers working in the pharmaceutical industry, academic institutions, or regulatory agencies, or statistics students. The course is oriented toward practitioners who are interested in (i) using Bayesian methods in medical product development; (ii) understanding the regulatory perspectives; and (iii) learning effective ways to communicate with nonstatistical stakeholders.
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