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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best statistical practice to our members and promote the value of statistics to the external world

Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry
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  • Free PSI Scientific Meeting. Translational Statistics: Ideas-Evidence-Innovation-Communication - Dates: 30 – 30 Mar, 2017

    Speakers include John Hinde, Claire Brittain, Paul Frewer, Fabio Rigat, Thomas Jaki, Guiyuan Lei and Ricardus Vonk
  • Personalised Medicine: Statistics for Companion Diagnostics - Dates: 04 – 04 May, 2017

    This webinar will introduce and examine some of the considerations required for statisticians working in the field of companion diagnostics and will include information from an FDA (CDRH) speaker and perspectives/ case-studies from representatives from both a pharmaceutical company and a diagnostic company.
  • Expert Working Group on Confidentiality of Interim Results - Dates: 11 May, 2017

    The PSI/EFSPI expert working group on Confidentiality of Interim Results are planning to meet face to face on 11 May.
  • Estimating Sample Sizes in Clinical Trials - Dates: 28 – 29 Jun, 2017

    The three most important aspects of a clinical trial are: design, design and design. A sample size estimate is just one aspect of a clinical study design. The course describes calculations for sample size estimation in the design of clinical trials. It will be highlighted how the objectives of a clinical trial will impact on sample size calculations. The course is a practical course and all methods will be illustrated with examples and case studies.
  • 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.