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Biostatistics Grand Rounds


December 2014

Hongtu Zhu, Ph.D.
Department of Biostatistics and Biomedical Research Imaging Center
The University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Thursday, December 4
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Duncan Building, Floor 8, Conference Room 3 (CPB8.3305)

November 2014

Timothy Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biostatistics
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Statistical Modeling of fMRI Data for  Pre-Surgical  Planning - (audiovisual slide presentation)

Tianxi Cai, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biostatistics
School of Public Health
Harvard University
Boston, Massachusetts

Discovery research with electronic medical records - (audiovisual slide presentation)

October 2014

Marie Davidian, Ph.D.
2014 Past President, American Statistical Association
Professor, Department of Statistics
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina

The right treatment for the right patient (at the right time): Personalized medicine and statistics - (audiovisual slide presentation)

September 2014

Yuan Ji, Ph.D.
Director of Biomedical Informatics
Center for Clinical and Research Informatics
NorthShore University Health System
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Computational approaches for detection of genome mosaicism in normal and tumor tissues using next-generation sequencing data - (audiovisual slide presentation)

March 2014

Jason H. Moore, Ph.D.
Professor of Genetics
Director, Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Sciences
The Geisel School of Medicine
Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire

Statistical epistasis network approaches to cancer genetics - (audiovisual slide presentation)

February 2014

Yisheng Li, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Selected statistical issues and methods relevant to behavioral science studies - (audiovisual slide presentation)

Slides (pdf)

January 2014

Colin B. Begg, Ph.D.
Chair, Attending Biostatistician
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Methodology for evaluating the etiologic heterogeneity of cancer - (audiovisual slide presentation)

2012 - 2013

September 2012

Donald A. Berry, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biostatistics

How Bayesian ideas and adaptive trial designs are revolutionizing cancer research and facilitating personalized medicine - (audiovisual slide presentation) 

Slides (pdf)

October 2012

J. Jack Lee, Ph.D.
Professor and Kenedy Memorial Foundation Chair in Cancer Research
Department of Biostatistics
Director, Biostatistics Resource Group

Sharpening your quantitative reasoning skills – The tale of two inferences: Bayesian versus frequentist - (audiovisual slide presentation)

Slides (pdf) 

November 2012

Jeffrey S. Morris, Ph.D.
Professor and Deputy Chair, Department of Biostatistics

Beyond the lamppost:  Bringing light into the dark alleys of complex biomedical data  - (audiovisual slide presentation)

Slides (pdf)

December 2012

Yu Shen, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biostatistics

Challenge and promise of observational studies in cancer research - (audiovisual slide presentation)

Slides (pdf) 

January 2013

Peter F. Thall, Ph.D.
Anise J. Sorrell Professor
Department of Biostatistics

Dysfunctional conventions in clinical trials: Some practical alternatives - (audiovisual slide presentation)

Slides (pdf)

February 2013

Kenneth R. Hess, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biostatistics

Methods and issues in analyzing survival data - (audiovisual slide presentation)

Slides (pdf) 

March 2013

Xueling Huang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biostatistics

Optimization of dynamic treatment regimes for recurrent diseases - (audiovisual slide presentation)

Slides (pdf)

April 2013

Jianhua Hu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biostatistics

Individual-marker analysis versus joint modeling of genetic data - (audiovisual slide presentation)

May 2013

Ying Yuan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biostatistics

Phase I clinical trial designs: Thinking beyond 3+3  - (audiovisual slide presentation) 

      Slides (pdf) 

June 2013

Kim-Anh Do, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Biostatistics

Integrated computer-intensive statistical models with applications to translational cancer research - (audiovisual slide presentation)

November 2013

Ziding Feng, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biostatistics
Chief, Section of Early Cancer Detection and Biomarkers

An exciting era for collaboration: How can biostatisticians help in translational research? (audiovisual slide presentation)

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