Introduction to Statistical Methods for Clinical Trials - Fall 2014


Lecture notes and further reading

  1. Terminology: clinical vs epidemiological research; experimental vs non-experimental research (OS; notes)
    The Language of Clinical Trials (AW; notes)
  2. Inferential statistics: a review (OS; notes)
    Practical Considerations Surrounding Normality (KT; notes; R code 1, 2, 3)
  3. Sample Size Determinations (JR; notes)
  4. Multiplicity (KT; notes)
  5. Protocol writing, pilot studies (JR; notes)
  6. Midterm review (OS)
  7. Causal models (OS; notes)
  8. Introduction to early detection trials (AL; notes)
  9. Phase I/II trials (GP; notes)
  10. Meta-analysis of trial evidence (AL: notes)
  11. Final review (OS)

Homework assignments

  1. Due October 2
  2. Due October 16
  3. Due November 13
  4. Due November 27

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