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Join us at 2023 Boston Pharmaceutical Symposium - Only 2 Weeks Away!

  • 1.  Join us at 2023 Boston Pharmaceutical Symposium - Only 2 Weeks Away!

    Posted 09-29-2023 14:02

    Dear Colleagues,

    The Boston Chapter of the American Statistical Association (BCASA) invites you all to attend the 2023 Boston Pharmaceutical Symposium on Friday October 13, 2023 (Only 3 Weeks Away) at Sanofi, Cambridge Crossing - 450 Water St, Cambridge, MA

    As an annual event, the Boston Pharmaceutical Symposium provides a unique venue for sharing statistical applications and research in the biotech-pharma industry and building connections among all colleagues of the Greater Boston area engaged in the industry statistical practice. We welcome the participation from industry statisticians, academia researchers, as well as university students and any professionals who are interested in pharmaceutical statistical topics.The 2023 Boston Pharmaceutical Symposium will be a full-day event, featuring a series of invited talks, a lightening talk session, a poster session, and networking opportunities.Visit our WEBSITE for more information.All participants in the symposium must register by Friday, October 6. The registration fee covers a light breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks, and symposium materials.

    Register Here!

    Our speakers

    Keynote speakers:

    • From Traditional Statistics to AI for Clinical Trials and Beyond - A Paradigm Shift by Mark Chang, Founder, Adjunct Professor, AGInception, Boston University

    • Strategic Innovations in Clinical Development: Unpacking the Statistical Team's Significance by Sammi Tang, Global Head of Biometrics, Co-founder of DahShu, Servier 

    Invited speakers:

    • A multi-arm two-stage (MATS) design for proof-of-concept and dose optimization in early-phase oncology trials by Gu Mi, Director, Senior Statistical Project Lead, Sanofi 

    • Optimization of Graphic Multiple Comparison Procedures in Confirmatory Trials by George Kong/Ting Wang, Director, Biostatistics/Sr. Principal Biostatistician, Biogen

    • Master Protocols in a Pandemic: A Case Study in Statistical Leadership by Lisa LaVange, Professor and Former Chair, Department of Biostatistics, UNC – Chapel Hill

    • Hybrid platform trial incorporating external data by Wei Wei, Senior manager, Statistics, Takeda

    • Marginal versus conditional rate estimation for count and recurrent event data with an estimand framework by Sarah Conner, Real World Principal Biostatistician, Vertex 

    • How large-scale simulation is reshaping clinical development strategy: an insider's guide by Yannis Jemiai, Chief Scientific Officer, Cytel

    • Enriching Real-World Data Based Studies by Conducting Linkage among Multiple Data Sources by Tianyu Sun, Manager, Real-World Evidence Analytics, Moderna


    More information on the 2023 Boston Pharmaceutical Symposium can be found on our website.

    Please note: Valid photo ID is required at registration and must be presented to the Sanofi security. Requirements to enter Sanofi buildings are subject to change.

    Our Sponsors

    We thank our colleagues at Sanofi for hosting this event. Financial support from Platinum Sponsor ASA Biopharmaceutical Section, Gold Sponsors Phastar and Servier, Silver Sponsors CytelMaxisITAlgorics, and ClinChoice are gratefully acknowledged.


    2023 Boston Pharmaceutical Symposium Scientific Committee

    Symposium Co-Chair

    Jianjun Hua, Dartmouth College

    Symposium Co-Chair

    Zhaoyang Teng, Servier

    Symposium Vice-Chair and Venue Host

    Gautier Paux, Sanofi

    Symposium Vice-Chair

    Xihao Li, UNC-Chapel Hill, formerly Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    Symposium Past-Chair

    Kristin Baltrusaitis, Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    President of Boston Chapter of ASA

             Wenting Cheng, Biogen

    Symposium Scientific Committee Members

             Hailu Chen, Biogen

             Brooks Clark, Cytel

             Charmaine Demanuele, Pfizer

             Jimmy Efird, VA CSPCC - Boston

             Lei Gao, Moderna

             Kosalaram Goteti, EMD Serono & ISOP (SxP-SIG)

             Geoffery Grove, Cytel

             Ina Jazic, Vertex

             Kush Kapur, Argenx

             Jun Ke, Astrazeneca

             Hrishikesh Kulkarni, Alexion

             Qing Li, Morphosys

             Jianchang Lin, Takeda

             Charles Liu, Gilead

             Jameson Luks, MaxisIT

             Veena Somayaji, Pfizer

             Disa Yu, Sanofi

             Weidong Zhang, Sana Biotechnology

    Jianjun Hua