Survival Analysis - Fall 2017


Further reading

Textbooks:

Lectures

  1. Sep 12: Motivation; Poisson regression; basic concepts (OS)
  2. Sep 19: Censoring mechanisms; likelihood construction under independent and non-informative censoring; piecewise constant hazard model (OS)
  3. Sep 26: Non-parametric estimators for survival and cumulative hazard functions; hypothesis testing (OS)
  4. Oct 3: Parametric survival models (SG)
  5. Oct 10: More on proportional hazards models; Cox partial likelihood; Midterm review (OS)
  6. Oct 17: Midterm exam
  7. Oct 24: Cox model diagnostics (OS); Model development (SG)
  8. Oct 31: Time-dependent covariates (OS)
  9. Nov 7: Prognostic modeling and validation of the predictions (OS)
  10. Nov 14: Nested case-control studies; conditional logistic regression (OS)
  11. Nov 21: Competing risks and multi-state models (OS)
  12. Nov 28: Final review (OS)
  13. Dec 5: Final exam

Homework assignments

  1. To be assigned Sep 19, due Oct 3 (5% weight)
  2. To be assigned Oct 3, due Oct 17 (5% weight)
  3. To be assigned Oct 31, due Nov 14 (5% weight)
  4. To be assigned Nov 14, due Nov 28 (5% weight)

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