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BSU Seminar: “Estimation in two-stage adaptive threshold enrichment clinical trials”

November 29, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Free

Title: “Estimation in two-stage adaptive threshold enrichment clinical trials”

Speaker: Dr Peter Kimani, University of Warwick

Abstract: It is now widely acknowledged that a patient’s characteristics may predict how they respond to treatments. Consequently several clinical trials assess the treatment effect in the full population and in biomarker-defined subpopulations. If a biomarker is continuous, a two-stage adaptive threshold enrichment trial incorporates determining the best threshold for defining a subpopulation. Stage 1 data are used to perform an interim analysis to determine if the new treatment is promising in the full population or in a subpopulation defined by one of the candidate biomarker threshold values. In stage 2, recruitment is restricted to the promising subpopulation. In this talk I will describe how to obtain point estimators that adjust for subpopulation selection associated with including stage 1 data in the confirmatory analysis.

Details

Date:
November 29, 2018
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organiser

MRC Biostatistics Unit
Phone:
01223 768263
Email:
research_admin@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk

Venue

Small Seminar Room, CIPH
Cambridge Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
Cambridge, CB2 0SR
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