Survival Analysis - Winter 2017


Further reading

Textbooks:

Lectures

  1. Jan 11: Motivation; Poisson regression; basic concepts (OS)
  2. Jan 18: Censoring mechanisms; likelihood construction under independent and non-informative censoring; piecewise constant hazard model (OS)
  3. Jan 25: Non-parametric estimators for survival and cumulative hazard functions; comparing survival curves (OS)
  4. Feb 1: Parametric survival models (SG)
  5. Feb 8: More on proportional hazards models; Cox partial likelihood; Midterm review (OS)
  6. Feb 15: Midterm exam
  7. Feb 22: February break: no class
  8. Mar 1: Diagnostics for the Cox model (OS); Model development (SG)
  9. Mar 8: Time-dependent covariates (OS)
  10. Mar 15: Prognostic modeling and validation of the predictions (OS)
  11. Mar 22: Nested case-control studies; conditional logistic regression (OS)
  12. Mar 29: Competing risks (MP)
  13. Apr 5: Final review (OS)
  14. Apr 12: Final exam

Homework assignments

  1. To be assigned Jan 18, due Feb 1 (5% weight)
  2. To be assigned Feb 1, due Feb 15 (5% weight)
  3. To be assigned Mar 8, due Mar 22 6 (5% weight)
  4. To be assigned Mar 22, due Apr 5 15 6 (5% weight)

Last updated: 2017-03-01

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