How-To: Pharmaceutical Calculations
About this event:
Back by popular demand, Prof Allan Hackshaw will be navigating us through the nuances of pharmaceutical statistics and how to critically appraise this data. You can read his bio at the end of this thread for further information.
We are still sourcing venues and will update the event invite as soon as we have this information.
We hope to see you there!
Sarah (on behalf of the MSLA committee)
Bio: Prof Allan Hackshaw
Allan Hackshaw is Professor of Epidemiology & Medical Statistics at University College London, and Deputy Director of the Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre, one of the largest cancer trials units in the UK. He has >22 years’ experience in the design, conduct and interpretation of clinical trials, observational studies and systematic reviews, in a variety of disease areas (including cancer treatments, prognostic factors in cancer, antenatal & cancer screening; and tobacco and health). This has included major cohort/case-control studies, and phase II and large phase III trials.
He has been a key co-investigator on successful grant funding applications (~£56 million in total), and published 150 articles in journals and book chapters, plus sole or first author of four textbooks, including ‘A Concise Guide to Clinical Trials’ (Wiley/Blackwells). He is involved in postgraduate courses (on evidence-based medicine) at UCL, London School of Economics and Harvard. He has been a member of national and international scientific grant funding and data monitoring committees. In 2012 he was chosen as one of the top 40 academic role models in biomedicine at UCL.
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