Thursday 13th


SY1: Choosing Estimands in a Clinical Trial 

09.30-16.00 hrs. - Room: Sala Mar 2

Promoters: Rosa Lamarca, AstraZeneca R&D Centre, Barcelona, Spain and Frank Bretz, Novartis Pharma, AG, Switzerland



  • Regulatory Perspective: Rob Hemmings 

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, United Kingdom


  • Industry Perspective: Mouna Akacha 

Novartis Pharma AG, Switzerland


  • Statistical Perspective: James Roger 

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom


  • Epidemiological Perspective: Rhian Daniel 

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom


  • Clinical Perspective: Esther García Gil 

Aclidinium Franchise, AstraZeneca Barcelona, Spain





SY2: Modelling Personalised Screening: a Step Forward on Risk Assessment Methods

09.30-16.00 hrs. - Room: Auditorio

Promoter: Montse Rué, University of Lleida, Spain



  •  Antonis Antoniou Modelling for High Risk Individuals 

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom


  • Inmaculada Arostegui Validating Prediction Models 

University of the Basque Country and Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Spain


  •  Judith Balmaña Clinical Practice Perspective 

Vall d'Hebron Institut of Oncology, Spain


  •  Sandra J. Lee Collaborative Modelling for Cancer Screening 

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, USA


  •  Ewout W. Steyerberg Modelling for Clinical Prediction 

Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands





SY3: Statistical Methods for Medical Imaging and their Use in Clinical and Epidemiological Studies

09.30-16.00 hrs. - Room: Sala Mar 4

Promoter: María Durbán, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain



  • Jarek Harezlak Laplacian-based regularized statistical approach: association of gray matter imaging markers with HIV-associated cognitive impairment incorporating structural connectivity information

Indiana University, USA


  • Brian Caffo Am I My Connectome? Fingerprinting With Repeated Resting State Functional MRI Data 

Bloomberg School of Public Health, John Hopkins University, USA


  • María del Mar Vila Carotid Artery Characterization in Ultrasound Imaging using Machine Learning Techniques 

Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques (IMIM), Spain


  • Manuel Desco Validity of Psychological and Neuroimaging Findings

University General Hospital Gregorio Marañón and University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain


  • Finbarr O'Sullivan Statistical Extraction of the Arterial Input Function in Dynamic PET Imaging Studies: A Review and Some Recent Developments

University College Cork, Ireland




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