Interview with Stephen Senn: 70 Years and Still Here: The Randomized Clinical Trial and its Critics

Posted by Cytel

Oct 5, 2018 7:00:00 AM


We are delighted that Stephen Senn will be joining us at the EUGM on November 14th and 15th in Darmstadt, Germany. In this blog, we sit down for a discussion with Stephen about his career in statistics, his advice for early career statisticians, his upcoming research, and the topic of his presentation at the East User Group Meeting “70 Years Old and Still Here: the Randomized Clinical Trial...

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Topics: East, Bayesian Methods, Trial Design, Program and Portfolio Optimization, Phase I, Adaptive Clinical Trials, Statistical Innovations in Clinical Development, phase 2, Simulations, go-no-go, biostatistics, adaptive designs, randomization

Setting the Right Foundations: The Role of the Independent Randomization Center

Posted by Liz Cole

Mar 20, 2017 9:54:00 AM

 In the randomized clinical trial (RCT), the process of deciding the randomization method and implementing is critically important. Unfortunately, it is not unheard of for problems to arise. In an article (Downs et al 2010 1), it is noted that as well as initial errors of trial design, problems can arise from errors with programming of the randomization or even human error during the course of...

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Topics: Clinical Research Services, biostatistics, randomization

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