Bayes 2017

Monday, May 22nd 2017

8:30 – 9:00: Registration
Faculty of Pharmacy

Short Course: Introduction to Bayesian survival models
Computer Lab, 1st floor

9:00 – 10:30: Lecture 1
10:30 – 11:00: Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 : Practical 1
12:30 – 13:30: Lunch
13:30 – 15:00: Lecture 2
15:00 – 15:30 : Coffee break
15:30 – 17:00: Practical 2
18:00 – 20:00: Reception (1st floor, Faculty of Pharmacy)

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017

8:30 – 9:00: Registration
Faculty of Pharmacy

9:00 – 9:30: Welcome
Auditorium, Faculty of Pharmacy

9:30 – 10:30: Invited talk: Prof. Maria de Iorio (UCL)
“Variable selection techniques for covariate dependent Dirichlet process mixture models”

10:30 – 11:00: Coffee break

11:00 – 12:20: Contributed talks

11:00 – 11:20: J.J. Abellan (GSK)
“Decision making in early phase clinical trials using multivariate endpoints of mixed type”

11:20 – 11:40: A. Heath (UCL)
“Trial Design using Preposterior Analysis and the Expected Value of Sample Information”

11:40 – 12:00: H. Zheng (Lancaster U.)
“Incorporating pre-clinical information into phase I trials: a Bayesian decision-theoretic approach”

12:00 – 12:20: A. Kaiser (Bayer)
“Assessing early signs of efficacy while dealing with unknown dose-response relationship using a Bayesian approach with informative priors”

12:30 – 13:30: Lunch

13:30 – 14:30: Invited talk: Steve L. Scott (Google)
“Comparing Consensus Monte Carlo Strategies for Distributed Bayesian Computation”

14:30 – 15:50: Contributed talks

14:30 – 14:50 : B. Magnusson (Novartis)
“Informed interim analysis decision-making – a Bayesian Markov modelling approach”

14:50 – 15:10: E. Lázaro (U. de València)
“Bayesian joint models with parametric and non-parametric specifications of the baseline hazard function”

15:10 – 15:30: F. Palmí (UCLM)
“Bayesian joint spatio-temporal analysis of different diseases”

15:30 – 15:50: V. Gomez-Rubio (UCLM)
“Fitting complex Bayesian models with the Integrated Laplace Approximation and Monte Carlo sampling”

15:50 – 16:20: Coffee break

20:00 : Conference dinner
Restaurante “Nuestro Bar”

Wednesday, May 24th 2017

9:00 – 10:00: Invited talk: Dr. Roseann White (Duke Clinical Research Institute)
“The past is prologue: the use of prior information and Bayesian methodologies in designing medical device regulatory approval”

10:00 – 10:30: Coffee break

10:30 – 12:30: Contributed talks

10:30 – 10:50: A. Monseur (Arlenda)
“Assessing treatment effect in rare diseases with a single arm non-randomized study: A patient historic Bayesian Poisson mixed model approach.”

10:50 – 11:10: I. Wadsworth (Lancaster U.)
“Using historical data to inform extrapolation decisions in children”

11:10 – 11:30:

11:30 – 11:50: D. Prieto-Merino (UCL)
“Combination of evidence from different continuous outcomes with a Bayesian approach constructing a common categorical distribution”

11:50 – 12:10: S. Vanbelle (Maastricht U.)
“Modeling agreement on continuous recordings”

12:10 – 12:30: F. Dondelinger (Lancaster U.)
“A Bayesian Model for Drug Response Estimation and Biomarker Testing using Gaussian Processes”

12:30 – 13:30: Lunch

13:30 – 14:30: Invited talk: Dr. Harry Yang (MedImmune, USA)
“Using Statistical Innovation to Influence Regulatory Thinking”

14:30 – 15:50: Contributed talks

14:30 – 14:50: L. Natalis (Arlenda)
“A Bayesian framework to evaluate calibration frequency in an automated immunoassay platform based on stability”

14:50 – 15:10: J. Takeda (Astellas)
“Bayesian Subgroup Analysis with Regularization and Widely Applicable Information Criterion”

15:10 – 15:30: R. Guerra (EAFIT)
“Treatment effects due to a subsidized health insurance program: A Bayesian ordered potential outcome analysis”

15:30 – 15:50: L. Diya (JNJ)
“PPQ Sampling plan determination accounting for uncertainty in the estimation of tolerance intervals”

15:50 : Coffee break

17:00: Guided tour

Thursday, May 25th 2017

9:00 – 10:00: Invited talk: Jesús F. Lopez-Fidalgo (U. of Navarra)
“Bayesian approach to Optimal Experimental Design”

10:00 – 10:30: Coffee break

10:30 – 12:10: Contributed talks

10:30 – 10:50: X. Piulachs (UB)
“Joint Modeling of Zero-Inflated Counts and Delayed Entries with Time-Varying Effects”

10:50 – 11:10: R. Jacobs (RIVM)
“Bayesian variable selection for identifying the source of food-borne disease outbreaks”

11:10 – 11:30: M. Hennion (Arlenda)
“From the laboratory to the clinic: A Bayesian perspective to accelerate the validation of a diagnostic test”

11:50 – 12:10: J. Fernandez-Sainz (UCLM)
“QSAR model for the estimation of lipophilicity in antidepressant drugs. Comparison between a classical model and a Bayesian model”

12:15: Closing remarks

12:30 – 13:30: Lunch