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Variable Selection for Decision-Making in Individualised Treatments

Thursday, 28 May 2020
Time: 
9:30am - 10:30am AEST
Zoom videoconferencing
Australia

Individualised treatment, which relies on the ability to identify and prescribe subject-specific treatments, is an important application of using data in the context of decision-making. For...

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The healing power of data: Florence Nightingale's true legacy

Dr Jessica Kasza
Dr Karen Lamb
Thursday, 14 May 2020

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Federal Government release COVID-19 modelling led by Doherty Institute and ViCBiostat researchers

Thursday, 16 April 2020

Today Prime Minister Scott Morrison and CMO Professor Brendan Murphy held a press conference outlining the results of critical research undertaken to determine patterns of COVID-19 transmission in...

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Seminar

CANCELLED: Innovative Trial Designs in Mobile Health - A/Prof Bibhas Chakraborty

Thursday, 26 March 2020
Time: 
9:30-10:30am
Melbourne University Centre for Epidemiology & Biostatistics
207 Bouverie Street Room 515
Australia

Due to COVID-19 we have made the decision to cancel this event.

Information regarding upcoming seminars will be published in the coming weeks....

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Seminar : Understanding etiology and treatment effects in observational cohorts: Opportunities and challenges in leveraging –omics and machine learning

Dr Jon Huang
Thursday, 24 October 2019
Time: 
9.30-10.30am
CEB Room 515
207 Bouverie St
Carlton 3053
Australia
Understanding etiology and treatment effects in observational cohorts: Opportunities and challenges in leveraging –omics and machine learning
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Anurika and Myra graduate

Congratulations to ViCBiostat PhD students Dr Anurika De Silva and Dr Myra McGuiness who graduated this week. Anurika’s PhD evaluated multiple imputation methods for missing data in longitudinal cohorts and Myra’s PhD investigated statistical methods to quantify risk factors for age-related macular degeneration in the presence of survival bias.
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Sabine Braat invited to speak at national event on research quality

Sabine Braat has been invited to speak at national event on research quality
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John Carlin elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health & Medical Sciences

Congratulations to Professor John Carlin - an outstanding leader in the discipline of Biostatistics.
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Teasing apart complex causal systems with novel statistical methods

Margarita Moreno-Betancur and John Carlin recently published a paper in the journal Epidemiology that provides critical insights on methods for causal mediation analysis, which is the statistical analysis of pathways to disease and other outcomes.
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Biostatistics Bonanza!

The SSA Biostatistics and Victorian branch are excited to announce that they are hosting a "biostatistics bonanza" in August.
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