Poster Contributed Sessions


Monday 10, July  


PC1: Clinical trials 1

    M1 Han Zheng - A comparison of different ways of incorporating the baseline count in count response models for count data from falls prevention trials 
    M4 Clemence Leyrat - Do cluster randomised and individually randomised trials estimate the same intervention effect? A meta-epidemiological study
    M7 David Blanco De Tena-Dávila - Interventions to improve reporting guidelines adherence: a scoping review 
    M10 Pavel Mozgunov - A non-parametric information-theoretic approach for phase I/II  clinical trials
    M13 Ammarin Thakkinstian - Comparison of superficial surgical site infection between delayed primary versus primary wound closure in complicated appendicitis: a randomized controlled trial
    M16 Daniel Slade - An efficient early phase trial design for dose-finding and activity evaluation in two patient populations simultaneously
    M19 Lucinda Billingham - Progressive dose-finding phase I trials in cancer: can results from one trial inform the next? 
    M22 Pawin Numthavaj - Application of multilevel mixed model in randomized controlled trial of Mitomicin C for postoperative endoscopic sinus surgery
    M25 Mojmir Vinkler - Effect of denoising on longitudinal volumetric measurements of brain atrophy measurements based on MRI for Alzheimer’s disease
    M28 Tong-Yu Lu - Covariates-adjusted comparison of two treatments with ordinal responses
    M31 Masahiko Gosho - Statistical methods for screening adverse drug interactions, with an application to spontaneous reporting systems database
    M34 Xiaoyi Chen - Evaluation of statistical methods for pharmacovigilance signal detection from social media
    M37 Thomas Zwingers - The use of historical controls in randomized clinical trials in rare diseases
    M40 [Best Poster Award] Diane Uschner - The choice of a randomization procedure for randomized controlled clinical trials
    M43 Mohamed Amine Bayar - Impact of interim analyses in time-to-event randomized trials in rare diseases on a long-term horizon
    M46 Akiko Kada - Evaluation of effect by using different control of internal clinical trial in rare disease registry
    M49 Rutger Van Den Bor - A computationally simple central monitoring procedure for the detection of data fabrication in multi-center clinical trials
    M52 Andrea Bassi - A novel decision-theoretic framework for adaptive multi-arm clinical trials
    M55 Audrey Béliveau - Network meta-analysis of disconnected networks: how dangerous are random baseline treatment effects?
    M58 Nicholas Magill - Addressing treatment contamination in trials of complex interventions: results from a simulation study comparing two design options
    M61 Hao Zhang - Why cluster size matters – lower boundaries for the expected intra cluster correlation coefficient in cluster randomized controlled trials

PC2: Clinical trials 2

    M2 Arsene Brunelle Sandie - Exploration on non-inferiority test for continuous variable with smooth margin - Cancelled
    M5 Olivier Collignon - Challenges in using historical controls in drug development
    M8 Lehana Thabane - The registry-based trial-opportunities, challenges and solutions
    M11 [Best Poster Award] Manjula Schou - Relative risk in indirect treatment comparisons
    M14 Marion Procter - Simulation study to estimate bias of treatment effect in pain scores in diabetic neuropathy
    M17 Siu Hung Cheung - Sequential estimation-adjusted adaptive design for three-arm non-inferiority trials
    M20 Stephen Walter - Estimating effects in two-stage randomised trials when some participants are indifferent to treatment choice
    M23 Masashi Shimura - A bias correction method using prior information for interim analysis
    M26 Sébastien Bailly - Using a hierarchical score to account for composite outcomes in clinical trials: a re-analysis of the EMPIRICUS randomized clinical trial
    M29 Kosuke Kashiwabara - A reasonable adaptive Simon’s two-stage design
    M32 Ryuji Uozumi - Planning adaptive population selection design with survival endpoints
    M35 Hiroaki Iijima - Hierarchical modeling for cluster randomized cross-over trial with a discrete outcome 
    M38 Jane Candlish - Analysis methods for partially nested randomised controlled trials
    M41 Lesley-Anne Carter - Comparing baseline as response and missing indicator methods for missing baseline data in a mixed design cluster randomised control trial
    M44 Kazushi Maruo - Inference on median difference for longitudinal skewed data in randomized clinical trials
    M47 Michael Grayling - Admissible multi-arm stepped-wedge cluster randomized trial designs
    M50 Eisuke Hida - Consideration of hybrid non-inferiority trials design using network-meta-analysis
    M53 David Van Klaveren - Measuring discrimination of models that predict treatment benefit: two examples guiding cardiovascular interventions
    M56 Yoann Blangero - A non-parametric method to evaluate predictive biomarkers for patient treatment selection: the area between two curves
    M59 Dominik Grathwohl - Are enrichment designs for reducing the placebo response sound?
    M62 James Morden - Nested case-control and full cohort approaches for evaluating biomarkers in RCTs – comparison of methods using data from the TACT2 trial

PC3: Biomedical studies 1

    M3 Elzbieta Chelmecka - Explanatory factors of uric acid levels in patients with chronic heart failure based on multivariate adaptive regression splines and fuzzy c-regression models
    M6 Sara Khalid - Data-driven cluster analysis for identifying groups within users of anti-osteoporosis medication, using real-world primary care data
    M9 Mohammadreza Mohebbi - Mapping the modified Rankin Scale (mRS) measurement to the Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) utility values
    M12 Dorothea Weber - Predicting treatment response in personalized cancer therapy – method comparison and a neural network approach using prior information
    M15 Pablo Martinez-Camblor - Diagnostic process from a classification subsets approach
    M18 Jenő Reiczigel - Confidence interval for the risk ratio in case of joint misclassification of exposure and outcome
    M21 Yi Hao - Testing the equivalence of two regressions
    M24 Carla Díaz Louzao - Predictive models of malignant transudative pleural effusions
    M27 Ryan Chung - Biases incurred from non-random repeat testing of haemoglobin levels in blood donors
    M30 Konstantinos Pateras - Data generating models of dichotomous outcomes: heterogeneity in simulation studies for a random-effects meta-analysis
    M33 Raquel Díaz - Meta-analysis of Vancomycin MIC Creep in Staphylococcus aureus infections: sensitivity analysis of the method
    M36 Sudarat Eursiriwan - Treatment efficacy of cyclooxygenase inhibitors and acetaminophen in preterm neonates with symptomatic PDA: a network meta-analysis
    M39 Maria Helena Gonçalves - Analysing missing data in longitudinal binary outcomes using generalized linear mixed-effects model with Markov correlation structure
    M42 David Hughes - Using the past to predict the future: How useful are longitudinal measurements? 
    M45 Ceren Tozlu - Clustering of individual disability progression trajectories of multiple sclerosis patients using clinical and imaging data
    M48 Amma Klich - Unequal intra-cluster variances in trajectory classification
    M51 Ceren Tozlu - Modeling individual disability course of multiple sclerosis patients using clinical and imaging data
    M54 [Best Poster Award] Christos Thomadakis - Comparing the fit of linear mixed models with different covariance structures based on Bayesian model comparison
    M57 Dal Ho Kim - Comparison of regression methodology for analyzing health-related quality of life
    M60 Mohadeseh Shojaei Shahrokh Abadi - Estimating the economic costs of functional gastrointestinal tract disease using marginalized two-part model for semi-continuous data
    M63 Caroline Wanja Mugo - Trends in CD4 cell counts for patients on antiretroviral therapy: a Kenyan clinic
    M64 Sara Khalid - The comparative performance of logistic regression and random forest in propensity score methods: a simulation study
    M65 Josep Carrasco - Estimating marginal proportions and intraclass correlations with clustered binary data
    M66 Ana Luisa Papoila - Estimation of the odds ratios for continuous covariates using generalized additive neural networks

 Tuesday 11, July


PC4: Survival analysis

    T1 [Best Poster Award] Francesca Gasperoni - Built-in clustering technique for time-to-event data through a discrete frailty term
    T4 Yishu Wang - Flexible modeling of the effects of a sparsely measured continuous time-varying covariate in time-to-event analyses
    T7 Julia Krzykalla - Time-dependent effects in Cox regression models – do they matter?
    T10 Serifat Folorunso - Gamma-generalized gamma mixture cure fraction model in survival data
    T13 Laura Bonnett - Estimating risk of seizure recurrence for people with epilepsy 
    T16 Ian James - Analysis of time to first viral reactivation with transient reactivations and intermittent observation times
    T19 Azadeh Ghaheri - Handling informative cluster size in discrete survival analysis to model in-vitro fertilization data in multiple stages - Cancelled
    T22 Milada Cvancarova Småstuen - Modeling cardio-vascular disease related mortality in breast cancer survivors using large, registry based data from Norway
    T25 Crispin Musicha - Statistical modelling of cure rates in cancer and their relationship to residual tumour - Cancelled
    T28 Hasinur Rahaman Khan - Small sample effects on large sample estimation methods for parametric lifetime models
    T31 Isao Yokota - United milestones survival analysis in single-arm trial
    T34 Jordache Ramjith - Modelling time to multiple event types and an extended model for recurrence with an application to the Drakenstein child health study
    T37 Lisanne Gitsels - Outcomes of blood pressure targets in clinical trial versus primary care setting 
    T40 Aenne Glass - Expression and clinicopathological correlations of retinoid acid receptor responder protein 1 in renal cell carcinomas
    T43 Marcia Rückbeil - The impact of selection bias for the log rank test
    T46 Iola Pinto - Development of an accurate prognosis model in practice
    T49 Ana Rita Godinho - Flexible parametric models applied to the study of time to non-persistence in a chronic disease treatment
    T52 Elisabet García - Comparison of predictive abilities under different approaches to treat transplantation in survival studies
    T55 Jagathnath Krishna K. M. -  Modified weighted Kaplan-Meier cancer survival estimate for data with higher loss to follow-up 

PC5: Statistical methods in epidemiology 

    T2 Ana Matos - Two indices to measure disease activity in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: a comparative study
    T5 Maarten Van Smeden - Sample size recommendations for binary logistic prediction models: beyond events per variable criteria
    T8 Matthew Gittins - Excess zeros and estimating the true rate of work-related ill-health: the fatigued physician effect
    T11 Paritosh Kumar Roy - The benefits of spatial models for analyzing public health data in Bangladesh lattice
    T14 Kristi Läll - Adjustment for the length of follow-up while assessing the performance of a clinical risk score
    T17 Yu Luo - Estimating the prevalence of treated attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Ontario, Canada using Bayesian hierarchical modelling
    T20 [Best Poster Award] Timo Brakenhoff - Outlier classification performance of risk adjustment methods when profiling multiple providers
    T23 Irantzu Barrio - Selection of optimal cut points in a logistic regression model with interactions
    T26 Grace Joshy - Development and population-specific calibration of a mortality risk prediction model in 123,697 middle-aged and older Australian men
    T29 Anna Schritz - Use of a bias-adjusted three-step approaches to assess relationships in dietary pattern analysis
    T32 Carly Milliren - Impact of neighborhood size when examining contextual effects of school and neighborhood on adolescent BMI in cross-classified models: a simulation study
    T35 Scott Harris - Multilevel logistic modelling: issues when working with large datasets
    T38 Benjamin French - Selection of reference groups in cohort studies
    T41 Sabine Hoffmann - Shared and unshared exposure uncertainty in proportional hazards models: effects on risk estimation and shape of the exposure-response curve
    T44 Bryony Langford - Getting the balance right: comparing propensity score matching algorithms using real-world data from the US National Immunization Survey
    T47 Jialing Huang - Dichotomization of continuous variables with maximum OR values method in logistic regression 
    T50 Nicole Mealing - A comparison of statistical methods to estimate the proportion of (non-specific) acute gastroenteritis burden attributable to rotavirus
    T53 Roberto Melotti - Digital spiral analysis metrics for discrimination of pathological tremor subtypes
    T56 Elizabeth Mckinnon - A multivariate approach to investigating impact of obesity on iron status
    T58 Omololu Stephen Aluko - Multiple imputation and inverse probability weighting for estimating pulmonary disease prevalence in survey data with non-response
    T59 Kinga Salapa - Has the impact of risk factors on hearing loss in infants changed over 10 years? Polish Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening Program
    T61 Vishwajeet Singh - An epidemiological model to find out factors associated with nodal involvement among Indian oral cancer patients and its validation
    T62 Zheng Chen - Estimating case fatality risk and reproduction number for Ebola disease using daily notification data
    T65 Kirsi Manz - Analysis of spatially clustered data on schistosoma haematobium infection in southwestern Tanzania
    T66 Florent Guinot - Are single nucleotides the right scale for genome-wide association studies?

 Wednesday 12, July


PC6: Bayesian methods and joint modelling

    W1 Tomoyoshi Hatayama - Bayesian central statistical monitoring based on adverse event incidence for risk based monitoring approach: a practical usage of historical data on central statistical monitoring
    W4 María Jesús Rufo Bazaga - A preventive program for university instructors based on acoustic features automatically extracted from voice recordings
    W7 Gaëlle Saint-Hilary - A simple way to unify Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) and Stochastic Multi-criteria Acceptability Analysis (SMAA) using a Dirichlet distribution in benefit-risk assessment 
    W10 Chia-Ru Chung - Design of phase I clinical trial based on Bayesian tests
    W13 Kristian Brock - trialr: Bayesian clinical trial designs in Stan, R and beyond 
    W16 Samuel Muñoz Vicente - Changing the trial design in an ongoing dose-finding haematological trial: From 3+3 to the Continual Reassessment Method (CRM)
    W19 Fabien Subtil - Combination of prior distributions elicited from expert opinions previous to Bayesian inference. Application to precision medicine
    W22 Lizbeth Naranjo - Addressing measurement errors in multivariate continuous monotone disease processes
    W25 Caroline Brard - Incorporating individual historical control and aggregated treatment effect into Bayesian survival clinical trial: a simulation study
    W28 Danilo Alvares - Sequential Monte Carlo methods in Bayesian joint models for longitudinal and time-to-event data
    W31 Kyoji Furukawa - Joint modeling for longitudinal variations of blood pressure and circulatory disease incidence in association with radiation exposure
    W34 Francisco Gude - Joint modelling for flexible multivariate longitudinal and survival data: a two-stage model based proposal
    W37 Pascal Roy - Validation of the French version of Conners' Parent Rating Scale Revised, Short Version (CPRS-R:S). Scale measurement invariance by sex and age
    W40 Munechika Misumi - Joint regression modeling of radiation effects on longitudinal changes in red blood cell measurements and mortality
    W43 Lionelle Nkam - Joint model for longitudinal marker and time-to-event in presence of competing risks: application on cystic fibrosis
    W46 [Best Poster Award] Antoine Barbieri - Joint longitudinal and survival-cure models to improve the assessment of being cured in oncology studies
    W49 Marie Vigan - Joint modelling of longitudinal and repeated event data using nonlinear mixed effect models- an application in evaluation of treatment of Gaucher disease
    W52 Carles Forné - A Bayesian joint model of longitudinal and competing risks data for assessing cardiovascular risk in chronic kidney disease
    W55 Malihe Nasiri - Longitudinal discriminant analysis for predicting preeclampsia using a joint mixed effects model
    W58 M. Salomé Cabral - Population pharmacokinetics of cyclosporine using nonlinear mixed-effects modelling and Bayesian estimation in renal transplant patients
    W61 Salma Ayis - Trajectories of eGFR 6 months to 7 years after hospital discharge in critically ill patients: group-based trajectory modeling analysis - Cancelled

PC7: Observational studies 

    W2 Joy Leahy - How beneficial is individual patient data in a mixed treatment comparison?
    W5 Emily Karahalios - An empirical investigation of the impact of different methods for synthesising evidence in a network meta-analysis 
    W8 Junfeng Wang - Comparative meta-analysis of diagnostic studies: a review and comparison of currently proposed approaches
    W11 Ralf Bender - Undertaking meta-analyses when only very few studies are available
    W14 Valentina Assi - Evaluation of practical methods for estimating means for meta-analysis of continuous, non-normally-distributed outcomes
    W17 Silva Kasela - From eQTL associations to suggested mechanisms
    W20 [Best Poster Award] Nadia Sourial - Applying the causal inference framework in policy evaluation: a case study in the evaluation of primary care reforms in Ontario, Canada
    W23 Jessica Rees - Extending the MR-Egger method for multivariable Mendelian randomization to correct for both measured and unmeasured pleiotropy
    W26 Fabiola Del Greco M. - Screening the effects of lipdomic alterations on atrial depolarization
    W29 Anurika De Silva - Multiple imputation for handling missing values in a time-dependent covariate with a nonlinear trajectory over time: a simulation study 
    W32 Alba María Franco Pereira - A statistical significance test for the binormal ROC curve with measurements below the limit of detection
    W35 Tanja Berger - Parameter estimation for normally distributed data with observations below multiple lower limits of quantification
    W38 Elizabeth Howarth - Intention-to-treat analyses when missing outcomes depend on post-randomisation factors
    W41 Julie Simpson - Sensitivity analysis within multiple imputation framework using delta-adjustment: application to Longitudinal Study of Australian Children
    W44 Nikos Pantazis - Observed vs. expected information matrix in linear mixed models under MAR dropout
    W47 Yusuke Yamaguchi - A comparison of multiple imputation methods for incomplete longitudinal binary data
    W50 Jianhua Wu - Quantile regression for complex survey data
    W53 Ines Mesa Eguiagaray - A multilevel logistic model of poor quality staff-inpatient interactions accounting for variability across patients and observation periods
    W56 Aejeong Jo - Ras inhibitor and risk of diabetic retinopathy using national claim data in Korea
    W59 Carla Henriques - Prognostic models for death in operated acute pancreatitis
    W62 Min Jung Ko - Relationship of statin use with the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus and the benefit of cardiovascular disease using a nationwide administrative database
    W65 Hyo Jeong Kim - Relationship of entecavir adherence with clinical outcomes in Korean patients with chronic hepatitis B

PC8: Biomedical studies 2

    W3 Pilar Magdalena - Unemployment, obesity and economic crisis
    W6 Ozan Cinar - An evaluation of methods for combining dependent p-values in genome-wide association studies
    W9 Linda Chaba - Evaluation of methods for gene selection in melanoma cell lines
    W12 Cheikh Ndour - A two-tailed hypothesis testing with a margin
    W18 Soheila Khodakarim - Validation of classification and data reduction methods based on gene expression data
    W21 Hasinur Rahaman Khan - Ranking based variable selection for censored data using AFT models
    W24 Stanislav Katina - Functional data analysis of event-related potentials in assessing neural processing underlying mental rotation in time domain 
    W30 Pär Karlsson - Evaluation of potential bias of methods for selection of variables into propensity scores – a simulation study
    W33 [Best Poster Award] Attila Csala - Multiblock sparse PLS for high dimensional data
    W36 Norman Jiménez Otero - Goodness-of-fit and multiple comparison procedures for disorder detection in NGS experiments  
    W39 Taoufik Zoubeidi - Fixed size confidence regions for the parameters of the linear mixed effects logistic model
    W42 Timo Brakenhoff - Measurement error in exposure and confounder status in medical research: a systematic review of practices in high impact journals
    W45 Carly Milliren - Leveraging free text notes in the electronic medical record: an example identifying peripheral IV infiltrates using natural language processing
    W48 Verena Hoffmann - Modifying the ggtree function to visualize IgG recognition strength of peptide variants in the context of their phylogenetic relationship
    W51 Jozefien Buyze - Modelling the spread of gonorrhoea in an MSM population
    W54 Andrey Myslivets - Method of interaction on site*subject level for central statistical monitoring
    W60 Harbajan Chadha-Boreham - Guidances for statistics in regulatory affairs in Wikipedia: Initiative of the ISCB Statistics in Regulatory Affairs Subcommittee (SiRA SC)
    W63 Lena Schneiderheinze -  Sequential analysis in the context of hospital benchmarking
    W64 Insu Jang - ChimerDB 3.0: an enhanced database for fusion genes from cancer transcriptome and literature data mining
    W66 Jinhyuk Choi - 4D Nucleome viewer: a web-based dynamic browsing tool for chromatin interactions


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