2014 SUMMER SCHOOL

PROGNOSIS RESEARCH: CONCEPTS, METHODS AND CLINICAL APPLICATION

International Summer School, June 30th – July 2nd 2014, Keele University, UK

Participants and faculty of the 2014 course
Participants and faculty of the 2014 course

Course Programme Overview

DAY 1
Morning LECTURE 1: Introduction to prognosis research Richard Riley
LECTURE 2: Basic design concepts Kate Dunn
PRACTICAL 1: Design concepts
LECTURE 3: Basic statistical concepts Richard Riley
Afternoon LECTURE 4: Overall prognosis research Harry Hemingway
PRACTICAL 2: Overall prognosis research
GUEST LECTURE 1: Clinical uses of prognosis with practical examples Adam Timmis
Evening Pub meal, informal discussion and chance to discuss prognosis research with faculty
DAY 2
Morning LECTURE 5: Prognostic factor research Richard Riley
PRACTICAL: Critical appraisal of prognostic factor research
LECTURE 6: Prognostic model research: concepts and design Pablo Perel
Afternoon PRACTICAL: Critical appraisal of prognostic model research
LECTURE 7: Prognostic model research: statistical approaches and measures of performance Richard Riley
PRACTICAL: Understanding of statistical approaches and interpretation of performance measures
Evening Conference dinner (Keele Hall)
DAY 3
Morning LECTURE 8: Stratified care research Danielle van der Windt
PRACTICAL: Stratified medicine research: design and interpretation of results
GUEST LECTURE 2: StarTBack, an example of stratified care research Nadine Foster
Afternoon PRACTICAL: Design a prognosis study
Systematic reviews of prognosis research Doug Altman
Closing lecture
Evening Dinner (Keele University Campus) and opportunity to discuss prognosis research with faculty