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Nov. 2, 2015
The problem of causal inference from observational data becomes particularly challenging when treatments are initiated over longitudinal follow-up. Robins and colleagues contributed various methods including marginal structural models (MSMs) and g-estimation of structural nested models (SNMs). Matching methods for time-dependent treatments offer a convenient alternative. In essence, the idea is...
Oct. 25, 2015
On Oct. 22-23 more than 160 participants from across the country attended the Duke Industry Statistics Symposium. It was held at the Trent Semans Center on the Duke Campus. The first day of the event led off with 4 well attended half day short courses. On Friday, Biostats Department Chair...
Sep. 21, 2015
The Duke University School of Medicine provides support for interdisciplinary colloquia to bring together basic science, translational and clinical faculty members with common interests in a biomedical problem or area. Dr. Hyslop’s proposal was chosen for the 2015-2016 cycle. Momentum has been built on campus around a T32 application in...
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