MRC Biostatistics Unit 12th Annual Armitage Lecture and Workshop

Thursday, 13 November 2014 from 10:30 to 18:00

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"Causal network inference using biochemical kinetics" wins Best Proceedings Paper at European Conference on Computational Biology 2014


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The BSU is one of the largest groups of biostatisticians in Europe and has established itself as an internationally acclaimed centre for research in biostatistics and a major centre for training and knowledge transfer.

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Overcoming the limitations of implementing optimal clinical trials design in clinical research practice


Sofía Villar is a postdoctoral research associate member of Adrian Mander’s trial design research programme, in Design and Analysis of Randomised Trials (DART) of the Medical Research Council (MRC) Biostatistics Unit (BSU). Sofia currently works on an MRC funded project "Designing and analysing multi-arm multi-stage clinical trials with one or more endpoints". The project is []

Stratified Medicine: developing successful partnerships between academia, industry and patients


The MRC Biostatistics Unit (BSU) is actively pursuing research in the emerging area of stratified medicine. Through our Stratified Medicine Initiative and Clinical Trials Methodology Hub, and with our expertise in statistical genomics, machine learning, complex observational and longitudinal data and evidence synthesis, we are well positioned and already engaged in developing and applying novel []

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