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Data Science Zoominar: Increasing Diversity in Data Science

A conversation with Emma Benn, DrPh Associate Professor, Center for Biostatistics and Department of Population Health Science and Policy Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Moderator: Rafael Irizarry RSVP at

A New Hybrid Phase I-II-III Clinical Trial Paradigm

Frontiers in Biostatistics Seminar Tuesday September 15, 2020 at 1:00PM Eastern Time Peter F. Thall, PhD Department of Biostatistics University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Abstract: Conventional evaluation of a new drug, 𝐴, is done in three phases. Phase I relies on toxicity to determine a “maximum tolerable dose” (MTD) of 𝐴, in phase […]

Marvin Zelen Symposium 2020

This event will now be virtual. Login information will be provided to registered attendees.  The topic of this year's Marvin Zelen Symposium has to do with the year itself — 2020. This first year of a new decade brings with it statistical spectacles on a massive scale. From the Decennial Census and the Presidential Election […]

Constructing Confidence Interval for RMST under Group Sequential Setting

Center of Life Sciences, Room 11081 3 Blackfan Circle, Boston

Frontiers in Biostatistics Seminar October 13, 2020 1:00PM Lu Tian, PhD Associate Professor of Biomedical Data Science in the School of Medicine Stanford University It is appealing to compared survival distributions based on restricted mean survival time (RMST), since it generates a clinically interpretable summary of the treatment effect, which can be estimated nonparametrically without […]