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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  • PSI Webinar: HTA Submissions in the UK - Dates: 21 – 21 Jan, 2019

    There is a simple equation for access in the UK: Access = Reimbursement + Uptake. Yet, whilst a simple and logical approach, each component is challenging to achieve. This webinar focuses on the National Reimbursement side: the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) - who they are, what is involved in the Health Technology Appraisal (HTA) assessment, how they make decisions.
  • PSI Journal Club: Missing Data - Dates: 24 – 24 Jan, 2019

    Our next journal club, held jointly with the DIA, features two papers on the topic of Statistical Considerations for Innovative Designs in Clinical Trials. Please join us to hear Jason Yuan and Xiangmin Zhang present their recent work.
  • PSI One Day Meeting: New Emerging Topics around Estimands and ICH Addendum - Dates: 29 Jan, 2019

    The draft ICH E9 addendum on estimands and sensitivity analysis was released back in July 2017 and (more than 1000) comments are back. All stakeholders are gaining the necessary experience and familiarity with estimands along with the associated challenges and methodologies. The language and thinking behind causal inference is well suited to this area.
  • Medical Statistics Careers Event 2019 - Dates: 20 Feb, 2019

    Our annual PSI Medical Statistics Careers Event, will be held at the De Montfort University in Leicester on Wednesday 20th February 2019.
  • Network Meta Analysis (NMA) for Statisticians - Dates: 07 – 08 Mar, 2019

    This intensive course will cover all basic and advanced aspects of synthesis of evidence from studies comparing competing treatments for the same health condition. By the end of this course participants will have an understanding of the role and potential of network meta-analysis, the principles, steps and statistical methods involved; the biases that can distort indirect comparisons and network meta-analysis.
  • PSI One Day Meeting: New Starters SIG - Dates: 28 Mar, 2019

    This is the inaugural meeting of the recently relaunched New Starters Special Interest Group. The aim of this meeting is to provide a relaxed environment for early career statisticians to network and interact with their peers across the industry.
  • PSI Toxicology SIG Workshop 2019 - Dates: 02 – 03 Apr, 2019

    This 1.5-day workshop will involve approximately 20 statisticians, focusing on discussions around “best practice” in the statistical analysis of various data types.​
  • Estimands - Training Course - Dates: 22 – 23 May, 2019

    Two day training course on Estimands - more details to follow soon.
  • PSI Conference 2019 - Dates: 02 – 05 Jun, 2019

    PSI are pleased to announce that the countdown to the 2019 Conference has begun! The theme for the conference is “Data Driven Decision Making in Medical Research”. The 2019 PSI Conference will take place at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEII), London, from 2nd to 5th June 2019.
  • Introduction To Industry Training Course 2019 - Dates: 01 Oct, 2019

    The ITIT course will take 25 delegates new to the industry on a complete drug development experience from discovery to marketing. They will visit 6 companies from October 2019 to July 2020 to learn about 6 topics from experts in their field. The ITIT course will have 3 sessions in continental Europe and 3 sessions in the UK. It promises to be a truly memorable course.