Methods: Mind the Gap

Webinar Series

Alpha Spending for Clinical Trials

September 7, 2023
James F. Troendle
James F. Troendle, Ph.D.

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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About the Webinar

In this presentation, Dr. James F. Troendle briefly introduces familywise error control for clinical trials. Some widely used methods of error control will be described with trial examples given where such applications are most likely. The graphical approach is presented because of its intuitive appeal and usefulness. It is illustrated with several trial examples. Finally, a real trial example is presented. 

About James F. Troendle

Dr. James F. Troendle is a Mathematical Statistician and Deputy Director of the Office of Biostatistics Research in the Division of Intramural Research at the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Dr. Troendle received his Ph.D. in mathematical statistics from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1991. Before joining NHLBI in 2010, he was at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for 18 years. He is particularly interested in multiple comparison, longitudinal data analysis, and time-to-event analysis.

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