PSI is a non-profit organisation formed in 1977 which provides a forum for regular discussion of statistics and issues relating to the practice of statistics in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as promoting good statistical practice within the industry.

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Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry
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  • EMA, ICH and FDA documents for review

    EMA "Draft guideline on strategies to identify and mitigate risks for first-in-human and early clinical trials with investigational medicinal products", ICH E17 and FDA ("Non-Inferiority Clinical Trials") new draft documents.
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  • The ACE Project

    The ACE Project aims to develop a consensus driven reporting guidance tailored for ADs in the form of a CONSORT extension. We hope this will enhance transparency, credibility, reproducibility, and replicability of adaptive trials. The hope would be to facilitate uptake of ADs in clinical trials research when appropriate.
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EventsFuture Events


  • Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Training Course - Dates: 26 – 27 Jan, 2017

    Presented by Mark Sculpher, Neil Hawkins and members of the HTA SIG
  • Structured Benefit–Risk Assessment Webinar - Dates: 09 – 09 Feb, 2017

    Please join our webinar. We'll have 2 presentations from widely known speakers: The emerging and merging fields of benefit-risk and health technology assessments. The webinar occurs twice - please register for one of the following dates: 1st webinar: 2017 February 9, 5pm CET (4pm GMT) 2nd webinar: 2017 February 14, 5pm CET (4pm GMT)
  • PSI Careers Event 2017 - Dates: 22 Feb, 2017

    The next PSI Careers Event will be held at the University of Reading on Wednesday 22nd February 2017. MSc students, as well as final year BSc and PhD students will be invited to attend.
  • Dose Finding in Drug Development using MCP-Mod - Dates: 01 – 02 Mar, 2017

    This course will introduce and discuss methods for Phase II dose finding studies, including a review of basic multiple comparisons and modelling methods, as traditionally used in these studies. A unified strategy for designing and analysing dose finding trials denoted MCP-Mod, combining multiple comparisons and modelling, will be the focus of the course.
  • Schools Event 2017: Maths Meets Medicine, Guildford - Dates: 13 – 13 Mar, 2017

    Students aged 14-15 will be selected from schools in the regions close to the events to take part in a number of interactive and fun statistics-related workshops, which aim to complement and extend the statistics concepts being taught at KS4 and KS5 levels.
  • Toxicology SIG Workshop 2017 - Dates: 14 – 15 Mar, 2017

    The Toxicology SIG provides a forum for statisticians working in regulatory and investigative toxicology to discuss issues and interact with one another.
  • Schools Event 2017: Maths Meets Medicine, Bath - Dates: 16 – 16 Mar, 2017

    Students aged 14-15 will be selected from schools in the regions close to the events to take part in a number of interactive and fun statistics-related workshops, which aim to complement and extend the statistics concepts being taught at KS4 and KS5 levels.
  • Introduction To Industry Training Course 2017 - Dates: 01 Oct, 2017 – 31 Jul, 2018

    AIM: To describe the drug development process from research right through to research, toxicology, data management & role of the CRO, clinical trials, product development & manufacture and marketing.