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Our next event will be on the 22nd March 15:00-16:30 GMT on the topic of 'Biomarkers'

Sponsored by Wiley

Our first event of the year is on the topic of 'Biomarkers'.  The event will be on the 22nd March 2017 at 15.00-16.30 GMT. Please join us to hear Jing Huang (Veracyte Inc.) and Tarylee Reddy (South African Medical Research Council) present their recent work from Pharmaceutical Statistics:  
Chair: Aiden Flynn (Exploristics)

Speaker: Hui Yang (Amgen)
A visualization method measuring the performance of biomarkers for guiding treatment decisions 
Authors: Hui Yang, Rui Tang, Mike Hale and Jing Huang
Pharmaceutical Statistics, Volume 15, Issue 2, Pages 152-164, March/April 2016 
Links: Abstract | Paper | Slides

Speaker: Tarylee Reddy (South African Medical Research Council)
A novel approach to estimation of the time to biomarker threshold: applications to HIV
Authors: Tarylee Reddy, Geert Molenberghs, Edmund Njeru Njagi, Marc Aerts
Pharmaceutical Statistics, Volume 15, Issue 6, Pages 541-549, November/December 2016
Links: Abstract | Paper | Slides


Dial in details

UK Dial in: 0330 336 6011 (+44 330 336 6011 from abroad)
Access code: 497 034 0644 #

For dial in details from other countries please click here.

We will also be using a web facility for this event, so if you would like to join us interactively please join as a guest at:  Further instructions can be found here.  Please note we would also recommend you download the above slides in case of connectivity issues.  


What is PSI's Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal Club?

PSI's Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal Club is a free-to-attend virtual meeting which takes place quarterly. PSI members and non-members alike are welcome to join the meetings. Journal Club meetings feature papers from PSI's official journal Pharmaceutical Statistics which is published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. The authors of two papers are invited to present their work and each presentation is followed by a discussion.

The full version of the papers being presented at each meeting are freely available to all for a period around the Journal Club meeting date. The details of upcoming meetings will always be available on this page.

Past Journal Club Meetings

Journal Club meetings are recorded and made available via Individual presentations and the audio recordings can be accessed from shortly after the event. 

Click here for details of all previous meetings.

How does PSI's Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal Club work?

  • Journal Club meetings are held quarterly and last 1½ hours.
  • Two papers will be selected from Pharmaceutical Statistics and authors will be invited to present their papers (20 mins) followed by discussion (25 mins) for each paper.
  • Attendees dial into an interactive web facility or through a TC, to follow along with the speaker.
  • Papers and slides will be available to download beforehand from this page. 
  • These TCs are open to both PSI & non-PSI members. There's no need to pre-register, so just block out the date and time in your calendar.
  • Audio recordings will be available shortly after the TCs to download should you wish to catch up on the event or just listen again.

Further information

For further information or to provide feedback on PSI's Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal Club, please contact

Further details on Wiley, sponsor of PSI's PST Journal Clubs can be found at For details of other PSI Events please visit the events page, or for information on joining PSI please click here.



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