BIOST 524 - University of Washington: Spring, 2010

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Scott S. Emerson, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics
University of Washington

Design of Medical Studies
Design of medical studies, with emphasis on randomized controlled clinical trials. Bias elimination, controls, treatment assignment and randomization, precision, replication, power and sample size calculations, stratification, and ethics.

Instructor:Scott S. Emerson, M.D., Ph.D.


Tanya Granston
Office Hours (HSLIC Rm T311): Tu 2:45 - 5:45pm

Office:HSB F673
Phone:543-1044 (Biostatistics)
Office Hours:(By appointment)

Times and Places
Lectures : MW 8:00am - 9:20am HSB T625

Syllabus and General Information
BIOST 524 Syllabus (pdf)

Supplemental Materials
Frequentist evaluation of group sequential clinical trial designs (pdf)
Sample size computation (pdf)

Course Materials


DateHandoutsVideosHW AssignedHW DueMiscellaneous
Mon, 29 Mar Lecture 1 Lecture      
Wed, 31 Mar Lecture 2 Lecture      
Mon, 5 Apr Lecture 3 Lecture      
Wed, 7 Apr Lecture 4 Lecture Homework 2    
Mon, 12 Apr   Lecture      
Wed, 14 Apr       Homework 2  
Mon, 19 Apr   Lecture      
Wed, 21 Apr Lecture 5 Lecture     Protocol Template
Mon, 26 Apr Lecture 6 Lecture      
Wed, 28 Apr   Lecture      
Mon, 3 May   Lecture      
Wed, 5 May Lecture 7 Lecture      
Mon, 10 May   Lecture      
Wed, 12 May   Postponed      
Mon, 17 May Lecture 8 Lecture      
Wed, 19 May Lecture 9 Lecture      
Thu, 20 May   Lecture      
Mon, 24 May Lecture 10 Lecture      
Wed, 19 May   Lecture      
Mon, 2 Jun   Lecture