Bioinfomatics-Biostatistics Journal Club and Research Seminar : Thinking About Biomarker Study Design: It’s More Than Just Sample Size


Bioinfomatics-Biostatistics Journal Club and Research Seminar : Thinking About Biomarker Study Design: It’s More Than Just Sample Size

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October 29, 2019 - 13:00 - 14:00
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Bioinfomatics-Biostatistics Journal Club and Research Seminar : Thinking About Biomarker Study Design: It’s More Than Just Sample Size

Team: Events, Training & News

October 29, 2019 - 13:00 - 14:00

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Thinking About Biomarker Study Design:
It’s More Than Just Sample Size

Discussion Lead: Rob Balshaw, PhD Data Science Platform of George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation

October 29, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Klaus Wrogemann Seminar Room 341 Basic Medical Sciences Building


Objective

We will discuss several aspects of biomarker study design, including sample sizes and more. The two papers below are a nice starting point for this discussion.

Readings

Pepe MS, Li CI, Feng Z. 2015;24(6):944–950. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-1227 Improving the quality of biomarker discovery research: the right samples and enough of them. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev.

Considine EC. 2019;9(7):126. Published 2019 Jul 2. doi:10.3390/metabo9070126 The Search for Clinically Useful Biomarkers of Complex Disease: A Data Analysis Perspective. Metabolites.


Bioinformatics-Biostatistics Journal Club and Research Seminar Series is hosted by the Data Science Platform at the George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation. It aims to stimulate discussion of computational and statistical method developments and applications for complex health data in translational and personalized medicine. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to join this monthly event. All previous talks can be found at http://www.hu-bioinformaticslab.org/journal-club.html

For more information, contact Dr. Pingzhao Hu at pingzhao.hu@umanitoba.ca or Dr. Robert Balshaw at Robert.Balshaw@umanitoba.ca.

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