Statistics Colloquium
October 7 (Fri) 11 a.m.
Alavi Commons Room, 6625 Everett Tower

SAS in Clinical Trials

Matt Rosales
Biostatistician, Clinical Practice
Experis (formerly COMSYS)

A clinical trial is a study designed to answer specific questions about new drugs, medical devices, or new ways of using known treatments. It often involves patients with specific health conditions who are used to determine the safety and efficacy of the new therapy. This presentation will walk through the different phases of clinical trials. It will also describe some of the terms used in clinical trials to help clarify the whole research process.

On the technology side, SASĀ® is the standard programming language for statistical analysis in the clinical trial industry. As the industry expands, the opportunity for SAS programmer is also expanding. This presentation will also provide a glimpse on how SAS is used to generate highly customized tables for clinical study reports. Some SAS functionalities/procedures that will be covered include: Output Delivery System (ODS), Proc Report and Proc Template.

All statistics students are expected to attend.


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