Health Research and Policy

Workshop in Biostatistics

Medical School Office Building (MSOB), Room x303
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm (*Please note new time schedule)

September 24 - November 19, 2015, 2015
Date Speaker Title of Talk
(1st Workshop)
Michael Newton
Professor of Statistics and of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Two Problems in Large Scale Biostatistical Inference
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Hyunseung Kang
Postdoctoral Fellow, Economics
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Nonparametric Full Matching Approach to Instrumental Variables Estimation with Application to the Causal Effect of Malaria on Stunting
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Purvesh Khatri
Assistant Professor (Research) of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics Research), Stanford
Translational Medicine using Public Data
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Chiara Sabatti
Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy (Biostatistics) and of Statistics
Controlling the False Discovery Rate in Genome Wide Association Studies: two stories
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Jinchi Lv
Associate Professor
Data Sciences and Operations Dept
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California
Interaction Pursuit with Feature Screening and Selection
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Dongmei Liu
Biostatistics Manager at Gilead Science
(Former Mathematical Statistician at FDA)
An Example to Show Importance of Benefit/Risk Assessment in Drug Development
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
No Workshop
Lynn Kuo
Professor of Statistics
University of Connecticut
A New Monte Carlo Method for Estimating Marginal Likelihoods
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Susan Holmes
Professor, Statistics and BioX
John Henry Samter University Fellow
coDirector, Math Comp Sci, Stanford
Statistical Challenges in the study of stability in the Human Microbiome
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
No Workshop
John Ioannidis
C. F. Rehnborg Professor in Disease Prevention in the School of Medicine and Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) and, by courtesy, of Statistics
Reading a Couple of Million Papers with P-values
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)

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