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GS01 1813 Topics in Clinical Trials

  • Course Director(s): Ruitao Lin
  • Semester: Fall
  • Frequency: Even Years
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Grading System: Letter Grade
  • Prerequisites: Prior courses in probability and statistics, Consent of Instructor


This course will provide an overview of methods for the design and analysis of clinical trials. Topics will include fundamental principles and commonly used designs for phases I, II and III trials. Advanced topics will include flaws with many conventional methods, hybrid designs, dealing with multiple outcomes, bias correction, precision medicine, and Bayesian methods. This course is cross-listed at Rice University as STAT 630.