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Cytel statistical programmer gains recognition at PharmaSUG 2017

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PharmaSUG 2017 proved to be an inspirational and informative event. With over 200 paper presentations, posters, and hands-on workshops to choose from, delegates could select the topics most relevant to their statistical programming experience and interests.

PharmaSUG papers are split into 15 different academic sections, and Cytel was well represented in the Statistics and Pharmacokinetics stream with two of our talented programmers, Chris Smith and Sharmeen Reza, presenting separate papers.

We are delighted to announce that Chris Smith, Senior Statistical Programmer was awarded best paper in his stream. The winning paper Multiple Imputation: a Statistical Programming Story was co-authored with industry colleague Scott Kosten.

Chris commented "With advancement in computing power, Multiple Imputation ( MI)  is gaining popularity in our industry.  We felt it was important to educate other statistical programmers on the MI process to remove some of the mystery behind the procedures involved."

 To access the paper click the link below. 

Read the winning paper

There was also a great deal of interest in Sharmeen’s paper Population PK/PD Analysis - SAS® with R and NONMEM® Make Customization Easy.  With population PK/ PD Modelling approaches increasing in importance in drug development, it’s critical to find efficient methods for manipulating what is often complex data. In her paper, Sharmeen shows how SAS can be used to create a customizable solution.

 Read Sharmeen Reza's paper



Cytel biostatisticians and programmers are active and well regarded in industry associations and communities around the world. Would you like to join our talented team? We have roles for  statistical programmers at all levels across our global locations.  To find out more about rewarding careers with us click below.

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