2015 SUMMER SCHOOL

PROGNOSIS RESEARCH: CONCEPTS, METHODS AND CLINICAL APPLICATION

International Summer School, 6th-8th July 2015, Keele University, UK

Participants and faculty of the 2015 course
Participants and faculty of the 2015 course

To register your interest for next year’s course, please go to the 2016 course page.

Preliminary Course Programme

DAY 1
Morning LECTURE 1: Introduction to prognosis research Richard Riley
LECTURE 2: Basic principles of prognosis research George Peat
PRACTICAL 1: Design concepts
LECTURE 3: Fundamental statistics for prognosis research Richard Riley
Afternoon LECTURE 4: Overall prognosis research Danielle van der Windt
PRACTICAL 2: Overall prognosis research
GUEST LECTURE 1: Prognosis research: Clinical and policy application 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 Katherine Morley
Afternoon PRACTICAL: Critical appraisal of prognostic model research
LECTURE 7: Key statistical concepts for prognostic model research 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
LECTURE 9: Systematic reviews of prognosis research Carl Moons
Closing session and award ceremony
Evening Dinner (Keele University Campus) and opportunity to discuss prognosis research with faculty