This year, three IDEAS ESRs had the responsibility of organising the annual International Biometric Society Herbstseminar in Vienna.
This Symposium is open to statisticians interested in advanced methods for clinical research in oncology.
The second IDEAS Summer School took place at the Politecnico di Torino in Italy
The literature on adaptive designs largely concerns methods for the primary hypothesis tests in Phase III clinical trials and meanwhile includes some limited research on bias and precision of point estimates. The yet unresolved difficulties arising from biased estimates in adaptive design have been one of the major concerns against their use in late phase clinical trials