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International Conference on Survival Analysis in Memory of John P. Klein

June 26-27, 2014
Kerrigan Auditorium

 

Thursday, June 26, 2014

8:15am-8:45am        Registration

8:50am-9:00am        Welcome Remarks by the Dean Joseph Kerschner and Institute Director John Meurer

9:00am-10:30am      Session 1: Pseudo-value regression, Session Chair Prakash Laud

Per Kragh Andersen

Title: Pseudo-Observations: A Review

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Brent Logan  

Title: Generalized Linear Mixed Models for Correlated Time to Event Data Using Pseudo-Values

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Hans C. van Houwelingen 

Title: Comparison of Stopped Cox Regression with Direct Methods such as Pseudo-Values and Binomial Regression

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10:30am-11:00am      BREAK 

11:00am-12:30pm      Session 2: Competing Risks, Session Chair Aniko Szabo             

Jason Fine

Title: Screening for Osteoporosis: A Case Study in Interval Censored Competing Risks Data

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Thomas Alexander Gerds

Title: Calibration Plots for Risk Prediction Models in the Presence of Competing Risks

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Sanjib Basu

Title: A Unified Competing Risks Mixture Cure Rate Model

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12:30pm-1:30pm      LUNCH

1:30pm-3:00pm        Session 3: Statistical Challenges in Transplant Studies, Session Chair Brent Logan

Mary Horowitz

Title: The Role of Outcomes Registries in Clinical Research in Blood and Marrow Transplantation

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Mei-Jie Zhang

Title: Summarizing GVHD and GVL Effect in Transplant Studies

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Daniel Weisdorf

Title: Transplants for Older Individuals: Bringing the Treatment to the Population

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3:00pm-3:25pm        BREAK

3:25pm-3:30pm        Remarks by Dr. Stephen Hargarten, Associate Dean for Global Health

3:30pm-5:00pm        Session 4: Statistical Techniques in Cancer Studies, Session Chair Sergey Tarima

Niels Keiding

Title: Dynamic Statistical Modelling of Maintenance Therapy of Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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Theodore A. Gooley

Title: Beyond the Threshold: Impact of and Assumptions Related to Modeling Continuous Data in HCT

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Michele Guindani

Title: Bayesian Nonparametric Estimation of Targeted Agent Effects on Biomarker Change to Predict Clinical Outcome

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5:00pm-6:00pm        Poster Session                  MCW Cafeteria Lobby

6:30pm-9:30pm        Conference Banquet         Crowne Plaza Hotel

                                  6:30pm-7:30pm Cash Bar

                                  7:00pm Dinner

                   
 

Friday, June 27, 2014 

9:00am-10:30am        Session 5: Multistate and Dynamic Modeling, Session Chair Ruta Brazauskas

Jerry Lawless

Title: Some Issues Concerning Intermittent Observation of Multistate Processes

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Somnath Datta

Title: A Nonparametric Analysis of Waiting Times from a Multistate Model Using a Novel Linear Hazards Model 

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Michael Newton

Title: Improved Ranking and Selection Methods for High-Dimensional Inference

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10:30am-11:00am        BREAK

11:00am-12:30pm        Session 6: Survival Analysis for Dependent Observations, Session Chair Tao Wang

Thomas Scheike

Title: Measure Early or late dependence for Bivariate Lifetimes of Twins

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Alejandro Jara

Title: A Flexible AFT Models for Misclassified Clustered Interval-Censored Data

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Timothy Hanson

Title: Spatial Survival Analysis via Copulas

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12:30pm-1:30pm        LUNCH

1:30pm-3:00pm          Session 7: Topics in Survival and Longitudinal Analysis, Session Chair Rodney Sparapani

Kwang Woo Ahn

Title: Pseudo-Value Approach for Testing Survival Quantiles 

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Amita Manatunga

Title: Joint Modeling of Longitudinal Outcomes and Discrete Survival Time Using a Copula

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Fernando Quintana

Title: Bayesian Inference for Longitudinal Data with Nonparametric Treatment Effects

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3:00pm-3:30pm          BREAK

3:30pm-5:00pm          Session 8: Clinical Trials and ROC Analysis, Session Chair Jennifer Le-Rademacher

Michael Proschan

Title: Vaccine Trials Combining Disease Incidence and Disease Severity

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Michael Kosorok

Title: Clinical Trial Design and Analysis for Personalized Dose Finding

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Wesley Johnson

Title: Flexible Regression Models for ROC and Risk Analysis, with or without a Gold Standard

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