September Meeting

Dear BEMCers,

Summer’s not over just yet, but we are already busy planning an exciting program for the rest of 2017! You are cordially invited to our upcoming September Berlin Epidemiological Methods Colloquium:

Unmeasured confounding in observational studies of medical interventionsSpeaker: Prof. Rolf Groenwold (University Medical Center Utrecht)

Date: Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 /   Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Location: Seminar room of the Neurology Clinic, first floor (Alte Nervenklinik) – follow our signs / Address: Bonhoefferweg 3, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin- Campus Mitte, 10117 Berlin- Campus Map:  https://www.charite.de/service/lageplan/plan/map/ccm_bonhoefferweg_3

Description: Observational studies of medical interventions are vulnerable to many forms of bias, notably confounding. During this methods colloquium, different methods to control for unmeasured confounding will be discussed. Furthermore, we will see how sensitive methods to control for confounding are to other sources of bias, in particular missing data and measurement error.

Space is limited, so please register here: https://goo.gl/forms/8gZEOEjxanxOTDSC2

j1Full BEMC calendar:  https://bemcolloquium.wordpress.com/meetings-calendar

Please feel free to share this invitation with anyone who might be interested. Hope to see you there!

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