January 8, 2020: Registration Opens for 13th Annual Conference on Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials

Registration opened on January 1 for the 13th Annual University of Pennsylvania Conference on Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials. The theme of this year’s conference is “Cluster Randomized Clinical Trials: Challenges and Opportunities.”

The conference will be held on April 29 at the Smilow Center for Translational Research on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Cosponsors include the American Statistical Association, the Society for Clinical Trials, and the National Institute of Statistical Sciences.

During the methods portion of the program, NIH Collaboratory investigator David Murray will present “Overview: Innovations in the Design and Analysis of Group- or Cluster-Randomized Trials.” The program also includes presentations on the uses of network- and individual-level information in design and analysis, the complexity introduced by noncompliance, current issues in stepped-wedge designs, and various applications of statistical techniques in cluster randomized studies.

Registration is required for this daylong event.