Core Seminar Series

Core Seminars


The Applied Biostatistics Seminar Series consists of a series of talks with the primary purpose of furthering statistical knowledge on an applied level. Talks will focus on advances in biostatistical methods and statistical programming techniques and their translation into addressing biomedical research questions. The seminars are open to all members of the Duke community, but primarily geared toward applied statistical researchers.

BCTIP Presentations

Biostat Core Seminars
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 10:00 at 11025 Hock Plaza

Masters Students Keuh Yueh Ko, Monica Harding, Viktoria L. Kolpacoff, Shengxin Tu and Wendi Xiao will present. Kuei Yeuh Ko “Classification and Pathway Analysis of High-throughput sequencing data” 10:00-10:15 Monica Harding “Polypharmacy and number of medicines consumed in a population-based survey of febrile illness in Western Kenya”​ 10:20-10:35 Viktoria L...

BCTIP Presentations

Biostat Core Seminars
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 02:00 at Hock Plaza 11025

Masters Students Amy Kim, Yinyao Ji, Kaiyuan Hua, Yuhan Liu and Bohui "Chris" Zhang will present. Amy Kim “ The retrospective review of the development of “Ken-Doll” deformity in the breast reconstruction patients at Duke University " 2:00-2:15 Yinyao Ji “ Regulation of B cell antibody generation and chronic allograft...

BCTIP Presentations

Biostat Core Seminars
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 16:15 at Hock Plaza 11025

Masters Students Sarah Morton, Viktoria L. Kolpacoff and Lu Liu will present. Sarah Morton “Examining the Relationship between Surgeon-Volume and Patient Outcomes for Lateral Neck Dissections.” 2:00-2:15pm Mengdi Xuan “PSA Decline Between African-American and Caucasian Men with Metastitic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer”​ 2:20-2:35pm Lu Liu “Multiomics Analysis on Chronic Lung Allograft...

BCTIP Presentations

Biostat Core Seminars
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 01:30 at Hock Plaza 11025

Masters Students Angel Chen, Kristie Kusibab and Kaile Zhou will present. Angel Chen Assessing the Impact of Out of Operating Room Airway Management (OOORAM) Training for Endotracheal Intubation Providers a the VA Hospital 1:30pm Kristie Kusibab Analyzing the Difference in Effect of Intervention on Weight Maintenance in the SHAPE Study...

Addressing Extreme Propensity Scores via the Overlap Weights

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Friday, September 28, 2018 - 01:30 at Hock Plaza 11025

Abstract: The popular inverse probability weighting method in causal inference is often hampered by extreme propensity scores, resulting in biased estimates and excessive variance. A common remedy is to trim patients with extreme scores. However, such methods are often sensitive to the choice of cutoff points and discard a large...

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