Bayes 2014

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Day 1 – 11 June 2014 :

Invited session 1. Bayesian Method in Clinical Trials: Priors from Historical Data

9.00 – 9.30 Registration & coffee
9.30 – 11.00 Beat Neuenschwander (Novartis)Meta-analytic approaches to using historical data in clinical trials
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11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 – 12.30 David Dejardin Joost van Rosmalen (Bristol-Meyers-Squibb) & Emmanuel Lesaffre (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Including historical data in the analysis of clinical trials using the modified power prior.
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12.30 – 13.30 Lunch break

Invited session 2. Advanced Bayesian modelling: Structural Equation Models

13.30 – 14.30 Peter Congdon (Queen Mary University London)Latent Variable and Structural Equation Models: Bayesian Perspectives and Implementation
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14.30 – 15.00 Coffee break

Special session

15.00 – 16.00 Phil Woodward (Pfizer).Advantages of a wholly Bayesian approach to assessing efficacy in early drug development: a case study
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Contributed session 1

16.00 – 16.30 Haifang Ni (Utrecht University).Use of power priors to incorporate imperfect information in the analysis of veterinary clinical trials
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16.30 – 17.00 Astrid Jullion (Novartis).Using mixture priors for robust inference: application in Bayesian dose escalation trials
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Day 2 – 12 June 2014 :

Invited session 3. Bayesian methods for exploratory and epidemiological analysis: Health economic evaluation

9.00 – 10.00 Gianluca Baio (UCL)Health economic evaluation: a very Bayesian thing
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10.00 – 11.00 Richard Nixon (Novartis, Basel)Probabilistic Sensitivity Analysis and Value of Information in Cost-Effectiveness Models
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11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 – 12.30 Chris Jackson (MRC Cambridge)Bayesian methods in health technology evaluation: survival extrapolation and structural uncertainty
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12.30 – 13.30 Lunch break

Contributed session 2

13.30 – 14.00 Nicky Welton (University of Bristol).Extrapolation of trial-based survival curves: constraints based on external information
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14.00 – 14.30 Mohsen Mohammadzadeh (Tehran University).Bayesian Analysis of Spatio-Temporal Dynamic Panel Models with Fixed and Random Effects
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14.30 – 15.00 Katrin Haussler (University College London).Bayesian health economic modelling of different human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination strategies in a static and pseudo-dynamic setting: the BEST II study
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15.00 – 15.30 Coffee break

Contributed session 3

15.30 – 16.00 Yingbo Wang (Imperial College London).Using Propensity Score to adjust for unmeasured confounders in small area studies
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16.00 – 16.30 Eric Rozet (Arlenda).Transfer of analytical methods: the Bayesian way Download slides
16.30 – 17.00 Bayoue Li (Erasmus University Rotterdam).Joint modelling of a multilevel factor analytic model and a multilevel covariance regression model
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Day 3 – 13 June 2014 :

Contributed session 4

9.30 – 10.00 Paul Meyvisch (Janssen).Optimizing sample size in relative bioavailability trials using a Bayesian decision theoretic framework
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10.00 – 10.30 Foteini Strimenopoulou and Ros Walley (UCB).Clinical and pre-clinical applications of Bayesian methods at UCB
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10.30 – 11.00 Moza Al-Balushi (Sultan Qaboos University).Determinants of Contraceptive Use in Oman: A Hierarchical Modeling Approach
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break

Contributed session 5

11.30 – 12.00 Jean-François Michiels (Arlenda).A Bayesian framework for conducting effective bridging between references under uncertainty
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12.00 – 12.30 Leandro Garcia-Barrado (Hasselt University).Incorporating post-development study information to reduce the sample size of diagnostic biomarker validation designs
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12.30 – 13.00 Kazem Nasserinejad (Erasmus University Rotterdam).Bayesian growth mixture models to distinguish hemoglobin value trajectories in blood donors
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13.00 – 13.10 Farewell
13.10 – 14.00 Lunch