PO1 / Environmental Statistics Retreat
Thursday, October 17, 2013
6.15pm EAC Dinner: Blue Ginger, Wellesley, MA
Friday, October 18, 2013, at Wellesley College Club, in Wellesley, MA
9.00 - 9.30 Breakfast
9.30 - 9.30 Welcome, Introduction, and Overview of P01 - Xihong Lin and Francesca Dominici, Professors of Biostatistics
9.30 - 11:00 Project 1: Statistical Methods for the Spatio-temporal Assessment of Social Disparities in Cancer
Overview - Brent Coull, Professor of Biostatistics
Lauren Hund: “Addressing Statistical Uncertainty Associated with Denominator Uncertainty and Temporal Misalignment in Spatial Regression Studies”
Sebastien Haneuse: “Data augmentation strategies to adjust for selection bias in EHR-based studies of comparative effectiveness”
Linda Valeri: "Collider Stratification in Causal Mediation Analysis"
11.00 - 11.20 Break
11.20 - 12.20 Project 2: Methods for Comparative Effectiveness Research in Cancer (Miguel Hernan)
Overview – Miguel Hernan, Professor of Epidemiology
Corwin Zigler: “Estimating the causal effect of surgical resection on patient-centered outcomes for elderly Glioblastoma patients using Bayesian model-averaged propensity scores”
Xabier Garcia-De-Albeniz: "Treatment Initiation in Prostate Cancer"
12.20 - 1:20 Lunch
1.20 - 2:05 Project 2 Continues
Matt Cefalu, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, “A Model Averaged Double Robust Estimator?”
Anders Huitfeldt: "Dynamic strategies to determine interval between colonoscopies"
2.05 - 2.25 Break
2.25 - 4.15 Session 3: Statistical Methods for Analysis of Next Generation Sequencing Data in Cancer Genetic Epidemiological Studies (Xihong Lin)
Overview - Xihong Lin, Professor of Biostatistics
Peter Kraft:“Whole Genome Sequencing of Germline DNA from Cancer Cases: Challenges and Opportunities”
Cindy Lin: “Testing for Rare SNV by Environment Interactions”
Yuanyuan She: "Sparse Kernel Machine Regression for Ordinal Outcomes"
Yen-Tsung Huang: “Integrative Modeling of Multi-platform Genomic Data”
Tyler VanderWeele: “Methodological Challenges in Mendelian Randomization”