Department of Medical Statistics
Neuroscience Yearbook 2021/2022
The yearbook 2021/22 of the Neuroscience program, of which Prof. Friede is member, is available. This booklet contains general information on the program as well as profiles of all students and faculty members of the program.
Participation in the international pancreatic cancer study METAPANC
The Department of Medical Statistics is participating in the international pancreatic cancer study METAPANC of the UMG, which is funded by the German Research Foundation. The aim of this multi-centre study is to investigate whether a multimodal therapy, which includes chemotherapy and tumour and metastasis resection, can improve the survival and quality of life of pancreatic cancer patients.
Adaptive Designs and Multiple Testing Procedures Workshop 2021
The Workshop ADMTP 2021 took place online on June 10th and 11th and was hosted by the Department of Medical Statistics. Local organizing Team: Dr. Thomas Asendorf, Marius Placzek, Anna-Maria Kloidt and Prof. Dr. Tim Friede.
The full program is available here.
The ADMTP Working Group
The Adaptive Designs and Multiple Testing Procedures working group has the aim to promote the development and
application of biostatistical procedures in the fields of multiple testing and group adaptive designs. The working group
organises an annual workshop, which offers presentations on state of the art research on adaptive designs and
multiple testing procedures and related fields, but also showcases of the practical implementation of these methods.
For further information on the working group see: www.biometrische-gesellschaft.de/arbeitsgruppen/adaptive-designs-multiple-testing-procedures.html
How data and statistics influence policy
Online panel discussion on the occasion of the Symposium of the German Working Group on Statistics (DAGStat) 2021 in cooperation with the German-American Institute Heidelberg on Thursday, 25 March 2021 from 20:00-21:30 hrs.
The current Corona pandemic has shown the important role that data and statistics play in political decision-making. In a panel discussion on the occasion of the DAGStat Symposium 2021, representatives from science and politics will use the example of the Corona pandemic to discuss which data must be collected in order to support political decision-making with suitable models and statistics.
Participating in the discussion:
Prof. Dr. Helmut Küchenhoff, statistician at the LMU Munich
Dr. Walter Radermacher, former President of the Federal Statistical Office and Director General of Eurostat
Christin Schäfer, founder of the Data Science Boutique acs plus and member of the Data Ethics Commission of the German Federal Government
Moderation: Joachim Müller-Jung, Science Editor of the FAZ