Category Archives: Statistics

Statistical Reviews of Case Report Forms

A statistical review of a trial case report form (CRF) is highly important for various reasons. The project statistician is aware of the planned primary and secondary endpoint analyses and knows what data will be needed to implement these analyses. … Continue reading

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Future of Clinical Trials – Conference Review

On September 15-17, I attended the Future of Clinical Trials conference produced by Leo Intelligence. The conference consisted of professionals from many aspects of clinical drug development. The first two talks set the stage for the rest of the conference and … Continue reading

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Future of Clinical Trials Conference 2010

The Future of Clinical Trials conference will be held in San Francisco, CA from 15-17 September 2010.  The focus of this year’s conference is, “Exploring Efficiencies and Strategies for Smarter Clinical Trials.”  The three day conference has an impressive list … Continue reading

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Statistics and Statisticians in Clinical Trials – Beginning with the End in Mind

Cover of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Begin with the end in mind … is imagination–the ability to envision in your mind what you cannot at present see with your eyes. It is based on the principle that all … Continue reading

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Five Keys to Successful Adaptive Trials

Running adaptive trials is not easy. However, in a world of skyrocketing drug development costs, these trials are set to become essential tools in any drugmaker’s repertoire, especially early in clinical development. A poorly done adaptive trial can not only … Continue reading

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