Miniconference (April 19, 2018)

The ASA CT hosted a miniconference on April 19, 2018, on the topic of "Adaptive Design and Intervention with Application to Clinical Trials."

Information about the conference is available here. Links to slides are listed below.

  • Dr. Ken Cheung: "Optimality benchmark for planning and evaluating dose finding designs"
  • Dr. Gheorghe Doros: "Clinical Trial Design: Bayesian Approaches With Informative Priors and Adaptive Randomization for Time to Event Data - Methodology and Available Software"
  • Dr. Brian Hobbs: "Trial design in the presence of non-exchangeable subpopulations"
  • Dr. David Vock: "Getting SMART about Developing Adaptive Intervention Strategies"

Statistical Poster Competition (April 6, 2018)

  • An open letter to the community announcing the competition is available here.
  • An information packet and submission form for the competition is available here.


Poster Competition

A list of winners and pictures of the winning posters are available here.


Photos of the miniconference are available here.

Short Course on Missing Data (November 18, 2017)

We are proud to host a short course in conjunction with the Wesleyan University Quantitative Analysis Center titled "Introduction to the Analysis of Incomplete Data". This will be a full-day course on November 18 (8:30am–5pm), presented by Dr. Ofer Harel. Lunch will be provided.

The short course will take place at:

222 Church Street Rm. 311
Middletown, CT 06459

Further information is available in the flyer. Registration is available here.


November 8, 2017

As part of a joint effort between the ASA CT Chapter and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, we have been hosting a free academic webinar series.

The fifth webinar, presented by Dr. Greg Ball (Merck) and Dr. William Wang (Merck), is titled "Blinded Ongoing Aggregate Safety Evaluation".

Further details are available in our flyer.

Slides are available here.

Monday, September 11, 2017

ASA CT and Boehringer-Ingelheim hosted the webinar "Impact of model complexity on operating characteristics of adaptive dose-finding methods". Slides are available here.

August 17, 2017

ASA CT and Boehringer-Ingelheim hosted the webinar "How the ICH E9 addendum around estimands may impact our clinical trials". Slides are available here.

July 25

ASA CT and Boehringer-Ingelheim hosted the webinar "Bayesian Designs in Oncology Clinical Trials". Slides are available here.

Webinar (December 6, 2017)

ASA CT and Boehringer-Ingelheim will host a webinar on December 6, 2017, from 9am–10am.

Dr. Jing Wu will present a talk on "Assessing covariate effects using Jeffreys-type prior in the Cox model in the presence of a monotone partial likelihood."



On March 31, 2016, we hosted the Fourteenth Annual American Statistical Association CT Chapter Miniconference, "Evidence Integration in Medicine." The conference took place in West Haven.

Presentation slides are available for download below.

  • Application of Big Data and Machine Learning to Medicine,
    Dr. Nabil Adam, Rutgers University
  • Network Meta-Analysis,
    Dr. Chris Schmid, Brown University
  • Personalized disease networks (PDN) for understanding and predicting cardiovascular diseases and other complex processes,
    Dr. Javier Cabrera, Rutgers University
  • Extending the results of clinical trials using data from a target population,
    Dr. Issa Dahabreh, Brown University

Miniconferences 2011–2014