Workshop "Bayesian Clinical Trials" - October 4 + 5, 2017

Announcement

Workshop: "BAYESIAN CLINICAL TRIALS"

Joint workshop of Ulm University, Institute of Statistics and the IBS-DR working groups "Bayes Methodik" (Bayes Methodology) and "Pharmazeutische Forschung" (Pharmaceutical Research).

This workshop will provide an introduction to the application of Bayesian methods in clinical trials. Topics like Bayesian meta-analysis, prior derivation, hierarchical models and probability of success will be discussed.

Agenda (Download)

October 4, 2017

  • 10:00 - 10:25 Registration and welcome coffee
  • 10:25 - 10:30 Welcome from the organizers
  • 10:30 - 17:30 Talks
  • 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break
  • 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break

October 5, 2017

  • 09:00 - 17:00 Talks
  • 11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break
  • 12:15 - 13:15 Lunch Break
  • 15:15 - 15:45 Coffee break

Topics

  1. Essentials of Bayesian Statistics
  2. Systematic Reviews
  3. Bayesian meta-Analysis and hierarchical models
  4. Prior distributions
  5. Predictions, probability of success
  6. Survival Analysis
  7. Other applications

Presenters

  • Dr. Simon Wandel, Novartis
  • Dr. Beat Neuenschwander, Novartis

Registration

DEADLINE: August 18, 2017

The registration form and the consent form should be sent by email to 

Melanie Grimm

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG

Biostatistics + Data Sciences

Tel.: +49 (7351) 54-4532

Fax: +49 (7351) 83-4532

Bachelor Students - Winter Semester 2017-2018

This seminar may be credited as a Bachelor Seminar in the winter semester 2017-2018. Please contact Prof. Dr. Jan Beyersmann if you plan to do so. 

IMPORTANT: You are still required to register as above mentioned!

Venue

Ulm University Administrative Building Senatssaal Helmholtzstraße 16 D-89081 Ulm
Way from the bus Station to the venue.

Hotel Allotment

For accomodation there is a limited number of reserved rooms  on a self-payment basis. When booking please refer to the code. More information you will find under this link.

Contact

Administrative Issues:

Ms. Melanie Grimm, Fa. Boehringer Ingelheim; Phone: +49 (0)7351/54-4532

Professional Issues:

Dr. Frank Fleischer, Fa. Boehringer Ingelheim; Phone: +49  (0)731/54-2372
Prof. Dr. Jan Beyersmann, Universität Ulm; Phone: +49 (0)731/50-33100