ASA-NJ chapter events


SAVE THE DATE! --- Friday - November 21, 2014


The 2nd Annual ASA NJ Chapter/Bayer Statistics Workshop


Handling Missing Data - Recent Applications Using Imputation and Global Sensitivity Techniques


On November 21st, 2014, at the 2nd Annual ASA NJ Chapter/Bayer Statistics Workshop 2014, invited speakers will be sharing their ideas and applications when handling missing data in randomized trials. In addition to a panel discussion to share the insight underlying these applications, participants will also have an opportunity to share posters summarizing methods, applications, and experiences related to addressing missing data in clinical trials. Interested participants may submit their individual poster abstracts either to Jun Zhang at Bayer HealthCare (email: Jun.Zhang4@bayer.com) or to Steve Ascher (email: sascher@its.jnj.com), by September 15, 2014. Additional details to follow.


The 35th Annual Spring Symposium


The New Jersey Chapter of the ASA held its 35th Annual Spring Symposium on June 6th, 2014 at Rutgers Medical School auditorium in Piscataway, NJ. The theme of the symposium was Model-Based Drug Development. Please click the title of the talk below for slides.

  • Bayesian Evidence Synthesis in Drug Development and Comparative Effectiveness Research -David Ohlssen, Novartis

  • Generalizing the MCPMod Methodology beyond Normal, Independent Data -José Pinheiro, Janssen Research & Development

  • Modeling & Simulation to Improve the Design of Clinical Trials -Gary L. Rosner, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

  • Meta-analysis of Clinical Dose Response in a Large Drug Development Portfolio -N. Thomas, Pfizer

  • Integration of Knowledge from Late Phase Trials to Support Regulatory Decisions -Yaning Wang, FDA


    ASA NJ Chapter Virtual Summer Internship Program -2014


    With an objective of promoting interest among high school students towards taking up statistics training and choosing careers in the statistics field, the ASA NJ Chapter seeks to enroll prospective Junior and Senior year High School students into a summer (Virtual) Statistics Internship Program for 2014.


    Upcoming events that may be of interest :

    (in and around NJ)

  • May 30, 2014: 2014 Mid-Atlantic Genetic Epidemiology and Statistics (MAGES) Conference: Integrated Systems Biology Analytical Methods for Epidemiological Studies of Complex Traits, Philadelphia, PA

  • July 31 - August 02: 16th IMS New Researchers Conference, Cambridge MA

  • August 2 - 7, 2014: ASA Joint Statistical Meeting, Boston, MA

  • August 24 - 27, 2014: KDD 2014 - 20th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, New York, NY

  • September 22-24, 2014: ASA Biopharmaceutical Section FDA-Industry Statistics Workshop, Washington, D.C.

  • October 10-11, 2014: 10th Conference on Real-Time Data Analysis, Methods and Applications, Philadelphia, PA

  • October 16-18, 2014: 4th World Congress on Good Medical Research, Medical Research Support, New York City, NY

  • November 3-7, 2014: 21st Annual Biopharmaceutical Applied Statistics Symposium, Rockville, MD

  • December 7-12, 2014: 70th Annual Deming Conference on Applied Statistics, Atlantic City, NJ


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  • Delaware Chapter
  • New York City Metropolitan Area Chapter
  • Philadelphia Chapter
  • Princeton/Trenton Chapter
    • Congratulations to the 2014 ASA fellows from NJ and the neighbors:
    • Paul Gallo, Novartis, NJ
    • Amarjot Kaur, Merck, NJ
    • Ying-Kuen Ken Cheung, Columbia University, NY
    • Martha M. Gardner, GE Global Research, NY
    • Mimi Y. Kim, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY
    • Eva Petkova, New York University, NY
    • Melanie Wall, Columbia University, NY
    • Tian Zheng, Columbia University, NY
    • A. Richard Entsuah, Merck, PA
    • Vasilis Bill Pikounis, J&J, PA
    • Xiaohua Douglas Zhang, Merck, PA