ASA-NJ chapter events
Past Events - 2013
Bayer / ASA NJ Chapter Benefit-Risk Workshop - Slides
The NJ Chapter of the ASA and Bayer Pharmaceuticals co-sponsored a Benefit/Risk workshop held at Bayer on Friday, 11/8/2013. Nearly 100 attendees heard very informative talks on “FDA’s Current Plans for Incorporation of a Structured Approach to Benefit-Risk in its Review Process” and “Pragmatic Considerations for Endpoint Selection and Display in Cardiovascular Benefit-Risk Assessment” by Bennett Levitan (J&J), “A Case Study using the BRAT Framework and Quantitative Methods for Benefit-Risk Assessment" by Chistoph Dierig (Bayer), and “Examining Benefit and Risk Simultaneously at the Individual Patient Level” by Christy Chuang-Stein (Pfizer). The speakers and Gary Koch (University of North Carolina) addressed questions from the audience during the panel discussion. For the slides, please click the name of the speaker.
ASA NJ Chapter Virtual Summer Internship Program
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. Our 2013 program has completed. Stay tuned for 2014 information.
Symposium on Patient Reported Outcomes
The New Jersey Chapter of the American Statistical Association held a complimentary symposium on Patient Reported Outcomes on October 18th at the Hyatt House in Bridgewater, NJ. The event featured 3 speakers. Please click their name to obtain the slides:
- Sue Vallow (GlaxoSmith Kline) - "Current Challenges for Measurement of Treatment Benefits: A PRO Specialist's Perspective"
- Ari Gnanasakthy (Novartis) - "The FDA PRO Guidance - Theory and Practice"
- Joe Cappelleri (Pfizer) - "Interpretation of Patient-Reported Outcomes"
The 34th Annual Spring Symposium
The NJ Chapter of the ASA recently held its 34th Annual Spring Symposium. Our theme this year was: Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Visualization in the 21st Century: Evolution of Statistical Approaches. The Symposium was held on June 7th at UMDNJ. The distinguished speakers were*:
- Min-ge Xie, Rutgers University; A Split-and-Conquer Approach for Analysis of Extremely Large Data
- Chris Volinsky, AT&T Research Labs; Shaping Cities of the Future using Mobile Data
- Robert Stine, University of Pennsylvania; Models for Millions
- David Madigan, Columbia University; Are Observational Studies Any Good?
- Han Liu, Princeton University; From High Dimensional Data to Big Data
*The slides are available if the speaker provided permission to post them.