Statistical Informatics in Cancer Research, External Advisory Committee Schedule

Friday, October 14, 2011. Emerson by the Sea in Rockport, MA.

8.30 - 9.00 Breakfast

9.00 - 9.10 Welcome (Xihong Lin and Francesca Dominici)

9.15 - 10.45 Project 1 (Chair: Brent Coull)

Brent Coull: Project 1 overview

Jarvis Chen and Brent Coull: The assessment of multilevel determinants of breast cancer disparities: Methodological and computational challenges in large spatio-temporal datasets

Kyu Ha Lee and Sebastien Haneuse: Challenges and Opportunities for semi-competing risk methods

Feedback and additional discussion

10.45 - 11.10 Break

11.00 - 12:30 Project 2 (Chair: Miguel Hernan)

Miguel Hernan: Overview of methods for CER

Dhruv Sharma and Francesca Dominici: Available data sources for CER in cancer: SEER-Medicare and Medicare

Dhruv Sharma: Comparative Effectiveness of Chemotherapy Regimens for Treatment of Lung Cancer in the Medicare Population

Cory Zigler and Francesca Dominici: Bayesian Methods for CER and Propensity score adjustment

12.30 - 1.30 Lunch

1.30 - 2.00 Project 2 (continued)

Miguel Hernan: Proposed Aims of Project 2

2.00 - 2.45 Project 3 (Chair: Xihong Lin)

Overview of Aims of Project 3

Xihong Lin: Aim 1, High-dimensional SNP-Set/Gene Set Tests

2.45 - 3.10 Break and Group Picture

3.10 - 4.30 Inter-project and Core Discussions (Xihong Lin and Francesca Dominici)

Integration between projects

Software development and Dissemination

Time table and plans

4.30 - 6.00 Dinner

Copyright by Xihong Lin, 2011