Introduction to Adaptive Design for Clinical Trials

Start Date : September 6, 2018
End Date : September 7, 2018
Time : 9:00 am to6:00 pm

Phone : (800) 447-9407
Email : globalcompliancepanel@gmail.com

Description



Course "Introduction to Adaptive Design for Clinical Trials" has been pre-approved by RAPS as eligible for up to 12 credits towards a participant's RAC recertification upon full completion.


Description:


This 2-day seminar includes an overview of Adaptive Design, and an emphasis in group sequential design, sample size re-estimation, and Phase II/III Adaptive Seamless Designs.


The role of statistics in clinical trials incorporates the tools used to develop a robust study, minimize bias, and assess efficacy of new treatments as relates to comparison to competing therapies.


Randomized clinical trials remain the standard for clinical research. However, the cost of a traditional randomized controlled trial especially in large sample sizes and long study duration, are limiting factors of innovation in the pharmaceutical and medical device arenas. A trial with an adaptive design can often result in lower costs and more efficiency by making use of interim analyses with data accumulated during the course of a trial to modify a study, without compromising validity and integrity. Adaptive designs also allow for checking trial assumptions and progress before the conclusion of the study. Studies can be adapted for dose response, patient accrual, and early stopping for futility or patient safety concerns.


However, there are special considerations in the planning and execution of a adaptive design to control Type I error rates and ensure consistency of treatment. In additional to protocol considerations, the FDA and regulatory agencies also require particular assurances that an adaptive design will incorporate flexibility at the expense of sacrificing study validity and patient safety.


The objective of the seminar is to provide information that can be used immediately by personnel involved in the design and analysis of clinical trials. The presentation involves use of statistical techniques and a basic understanding of statistical theory and the framework of randomized controlled trials is desired. However, presentation of statistical theory and application will be limited to only what is needed by the attendees to understand and implement adaptive trial design and analysis.


R statistical software will be used to demonstrate analyses and simulation studies within the adaptive design framework. So bring your laptop computer!


Why you should attend:


Clinical trials are expensive, time consuming, and labor-intensive. And in the traditional sense, study designs are inflexible.


Adaptive study designs allow for flexibility during a clinical trial. Options can be built into a study to use data collected that has accumulated at interim time points to:



The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other regulatory agencies require the minimization of bias in study design and analysis. In order to minimize bias, particular steps and safeguards, using regulatory guidance and sound statistical principles, must be put into place to assure validity of an clinical.


Therefore a number of considerations must be made in the design of an adaptive trial to enhance flexibility while minimizing bias, and ensuring statistically valid and well-informed decisions. Problems can arise in an adaptive design due to selection bias, interim analysis "look-sies", and when merging dose selection and confirmation phases into one trial.


The benefits of a clinical trial with an adaptive design include savings in both time and dollars, to the desired end of bringing useful drug treatments and devices to patients more quickly.


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Agenda:


Day 1 Schedule


Lecture 1 (90 Mins): 
Introduction



Lecture 2 (90 Mins): 
Group Sequential Design



Lecture 3 (90 Mins): 
Statistical Methods for Group Sequential Designs



Lecture 4 (90 Mins): 
Sample Size Re-Estimation (SSR)



Day 2 Schedule


Lecture 1 (90 Mins): 
Phase II/III Adaptive Seamless Designs: Overview and Applications



Lecture 2 (90 Mins): 
Phase II/III Adaptive Seamless Designs: Statistical Methods



Lecture 3 (90 Mins): 
Practical Procedural and Regulatory Issues of Adaptive Design



Lecture 4 (90 Mins): 
Case Study and Protocol Examples, Q&A/Discussion



Speaker:


Elaine Eisenbeisz


Owner and Principal Statistician, Omega Statistics 


Elaine Eisenbeisz, is a private practice statistician and owner of Omega Statistics, a statistical consulting firm based in Southern California. Elaine has over 30 years of experience in creating data and information solutions for industries ranging from governmental agencies and corporations, to start-up companies and individual researchers.


In addition to her technical expertise, Elaine possesses a talent for conveying statistical concepts and results in a way that people can intuitively understand.


Elaine's love of numbers began in elementary school where she placed in regional and statewide mathematics competitions. She attended University of California, Riverside, as a National Science Foundation scholar, where she earned a B.S. in Statistics with a minor in Quantitative Management, Accounting. Elaine received her Master's Certification in Applied Statistcs from Texas A&M, and is currently finishing her graduate studies at Rochester Institute of Technology. Elaine is a member in good standing with the American Statistical Association as well as many other professional organizations. She is also a member of the Mensa High IQ Society. Omega Statistics holds an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.


 


Location:  Chicago, IL Date: September 6th & 7th, 2018 and Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM


Venue:  Will Be Announced soon


Price:


Price: $1,295.00 (Seminar Fee for One Delegate)


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