Biostatistics

Start Date
13/08/2018

End Date
16/11/2018

Enrollment End Date
16/11/2018

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450 students

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Bhaswati Ganguli
Calcutta University
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Course Language
English
Course Type
Scheduled
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Course Category
Arts and Recreation, Science
Learning Path
Post graduate
Course Length
50 Hours
Weekly time commitments
4 Hours
Course Completion
Yes, after accessing documents, videos, passing all graded assignments, passing all tests.
Exam Date
02/12/2018
Credits
4

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Overview

 The purpose of the course is to familiarise students with the tools and methods required for a biostatistician. The course focuses on three areas viz. survival analysis, clinical trials and epidemiology. Basic concepts os survival analysis are defined and an introduction to parametric and Kaplan Meier estimation of the survival function provided . The Cox proportional hazards model, AFT models, frailty and competing risks are also discussed. Basic clinical trial design and variants such as the group sequential schemes are discussed. An introduction to alternative means for design and analysis of epidemiologic studies is provided. The course is supplemented by examples using R.

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Faculty

Bhaswati Ganguli


 Prof. Bhaswati Ganguli is a faculty member of the Department of Statistics at Calcutta University. Prof. Ganguli received her Ph.D.  in Biostatistics from Harvard University and her research interests include smoothing, mixed models and spatial data analysis. She is an author of the R package SemiPar and was the Principal Investigator for the e PG Pathshala project in Statistics of the MHRD.

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