Statistical Principles of Clinical Trials and
Epidemiology (ST 520), Fall 2014
Some important materials for
ST 520 course,
(Aug. 20 - Dec. 16).
- View or download
- An R manual
from Dr. Dennis Boos. Please read lab 2 about plotting. An
example for plotting a piece-wise function.
520 lecture notes.
Slides used in class:
on power and sample size calculation under a non-proportional hazards model.
on design and analysis of alcohol/benzo interaction studies.
on the analysis of binary composite endpoints with missing data in components.
Some R programs used on slides.
NIH website to take the course on "Protecting Human Research Participants".
FDA guidance on dose selection for carcinogenicity studies.
parameter table (ps file, pdf file)
by Wang and Tsiatis (Biometrics, 1987) on group sequential trials.
- A power point presentation on randomization
by Mr. Suraj
P Anand. click here.
- Homework Assignment
11:40am-1:25pm, Tuesday, 10/7/14 (Fall break: 10/9/14-10/10/14)
Final Exam (comprehensive):
Location: 1108 SAS Hall; Time: 8:00-11:00 am, 12/11/2014, Thursday. Exam schedule can be found
The final exam will be based on the entire
course covered in the class. The final grades can be found
If you want to learn more about
Pharmacokinetics, please surf
Some information about
You can download software for designing phase II trials using Simon's
two-stage design from
Nuremberg Code and
on medical experiments.
Hippocratic Oath and related information.
from Women's Health Initiative.
- Useful links
on clinical trials.
- Check out the Grading
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