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Journal Club

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Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal Club: Bayesian Methods
Thursday 12th July, 3:30-5:00pm UK time

Our next journal club features two papers on the topic of Bayesian Methods.  Please join us to hear Qingzhao Yu (Louisiana State University) and Margaret Gamalo‐Siebers (Eli Lilly & Co) present their recent work:

Qingzhao Yu, 'A Bayesian sequential design with adaptive randomization for 2‐sided hypothesis test'
Authors: Qingzhao Yu, Lin Zhu and Han Zhu
Pharmaceutical Statistics, Vol 16, Issue 6, November/December 2017

       Click here to view Qingzhao Yu's presentation

Margaret Gamalo‐Siebers, 'Statistical modeling for Bayesian extrapolation of adult clinical trial information in pediatric drug evaluation'
Authors: Margaret Gamalo‐Siebers and the pediatric subteam of the Drug Information Association Bayesian Scientific Working Group and Adaptive Design Working Group
Pharmaceutical Statistics, Vol 16, Issue 4, July/August 2017 

       Click here to view Margaret Gamalo‐Siebers' presentation

The Chair will be Sara Hughes (GSK).

The event will be held on Thursday 12th July, 3:30-5:00pm (UK time), just block out the date and time in your calendar.  

Dial-in details

In preparation and prior to the day of the webinar, please find below the link you will need to follow in order to obtain your personal dial in details and register with the webinar software. After registering via this link, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar, including details on how to dial-in via the telephone.

Please ensure you allow enough time before joining to download the correct software. 


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What is PSI's Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal Club?

PSI's Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal Club is a free-to-attend virtual meeting which takes place quarterly. PSI members and non-members alike are welcome to join the meetings. Journal Club meetings feature papers from PSI's official journal Pharmaceutical Statistics which is published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. The authors of two papers are invited to present their work and each presentation is followed by a discussion.

The full version of the papers being presented at each meeting are freely available to all for a period around the Journal Club meeting date. The details of upcoming meetings will always be available on this page.

Past Journal Club Meetings

Journal Club meetings are recorded and made available via Individual presentations and the audio recordings can be accessed from shortly after the event. 

Click here for details of all previous meetings.

How does PSI's Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal Club work?

  • Journal Club meetings are held quarterly and last 1½ hours.
  • Two papers will be selected from Pharmaceutical Statistics and authors will be invited to present their papers (20 mins) followed by discussion (25 mins) for each paper.
  • Attendees dial into an interactive web facility or through a TC, to follow along with the speaker.
  • Papers and slides will be available to download beforehand from this page. 
  • These TCs are open to both PSI & non-PSI members. Please register and block out the date and time in your calendar.
  • Audio recordings will be available shortly after the TCs to download should you wish to catch up on the event or just listen again.

Further information

For further information or to provide feedback on PSI's Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal Club, please contact

Further details on Wiley, sponsor of PSI's PST Journal Clubs can be found at For details of other PSI Events please visit the events page, or for information on joining PSI please click here.


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