Summer Break! No BEMC Talk in August – see you in September.

Dear Berlin-area Epidemiological Methods Enthusiasts,

we hope you are enjoying a nice summer holiday, perhaps by a lake, the sea, or on a mountain.

As a reminder, we will not be having a BEMC Talk or Journal Club in August.

  • August – no BEMC Talk or JClub – Enjoy your summer break!
  • August 20-24th – IPH Intensive Short Course – “Advanced Epidemiologic Methods – causal research and prediction modeling” (Instructors: Rolf Groenwold/Maarten van Smeden)
  • September 5th – BEMC Talk – Prof Dr. Sebastian Baumeister, Regensburg
  • October 10th – BEMC Talk – “Interactive DAGs: Exploring causality theory with Dagitty” – Dr. Johannes Textor, Neijmigen
  • October 17th- no JClub. Join us at the IPH Lecture with Maria Glymour, ScD, MS, Professor at UCSF School of Medicine, as she presents “Are we ready for a biomarker-only based diagnostic criterion for research in Alzheimer’s Disease?”.

Interested in other Institute of Public Health events? Visit our calendar to check out upcoming conferences & short courses!

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July 18th: Next BEMC JClub

Dear friends of the BEMC,

Please join us for one last journal club before the summer break.

We’ll be reading:

Hernán MA, Robins JM. Using Big Data to Emulate a Target Trial When a Randomized Trial Is Not Available. Am J Epidemiol. 2016 Apr 15;183(8):758–64.

We will meet next week Wednesday, July 18th at 4pm at our usual location (Click here for all details and to send in your questions/comments on the paper in advance).

See you there!

Here’s a picture from the July 4th BEMC Talk- thanks to all who joined us and to Prof. Rose for a great talk!

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