ICBUSC, Interdisciplinary Center of Biostatistics of the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

Event

An Introduction to the Joint Modeling of Longitudinal and Survival Data, with Applications in R

Faculty of Medicine. University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain). 19-21 February 2018

Description

Objectives

This course is aimed at applied researchers and graduate students, and will provide a comprehensive introduction into this modeling framework. We will explain when these models should be used in practice, which are the key assumptions behind them, and how they can be utilized to extract relevant information from the data. Emphasis is given on applications, and after the end of the event participants will be able to define appropriate joint models to answer their questions of interest.

 

Software

Statistical software: R

Main R packages: JM, JMBayes packages

 

Target audience

Statisticians and researchers in biomedicine, biology, economics and other disciplines, working with follow-up studies, longitudinal data and survival analysis. 

 

Duration

16,5 hours 

Days: February 19th, 20th and 21th
Timetable:

February 19th:  9:15-14:30 and 16:00-18:30

February 20th:  10:00-14:30 and 16:30-18:30

February 21th:  10:00-14:30 

 

Instructor

Dimitris Rizopoulos- Erasmus University Medical Center (Rotterdam).

 

Registration process

  • Fill in the online registration form before February 14th, 2018.
  • After registration you will receive further instructions via email.

 

Limited number of spaces available

 

More info

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