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Our research at ICTM Conference 2017

08 May 2017

ICTMC 2017 logoWe're very pleased to feature heavily in the 4th International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference, held jointly with the Society for Clinical Trials Annual Meeting 2017.

 

This year, the conference will be held from Sunday 7 to Wednesday 10 May, in the Arena and Convention Centre (ACC) Liverpool. Here's a summary of when and where we'll be presenting, or talking about, our research:

Day

Time

Title

First author

Other MRC CTU at UCL authors

Location

Sunday 7 May

2pm – 6pm

Pre-conference workshop
Demystifying causal inference: Assessing efficacy when patients depart from randomised treatments

Ian White

 

Rooms 11B and 11C

Monday 8 May

10.45am – 12.15pm

Invited session

Balancing on-site and central monitoring: where does new evidence lead us?

Matt Sydes

Stenning S; Meredith M; Cragg W; Choudhury R; Diaz-Montana C

Room 11

Monday 8 May

10.45am – 12.15pm

Invited session

Recent Advances in Methods for Handling Missing Data in Clinical Trials

Qi Long
(Upenn, USA)

Cro S, White I

Hall 1A

Monday 8 May

1.30pm – 2.30pm

Presentation
Working with a vulnerable population on a sensitive topic to better understand neonatal intensive care trials: development of a suite of strategies to meet challenges for qualitative data collection in the BRACELET Study

Claire Snowdon

Carpenter J; Tierney J; Fisher D

Room 4

Monday 8 May

1.30pm – 2.30pm

Presentation
A framework for identifying treatment-covariate interactions in individual participant data network meta-analysis

Suzanne Freeman

Carpenter J; Tierney J; Fisher D

Hall 1C

Monday 8 May

2.40pm – 3.40pm

Presentation 
“If a tree falls in a forest…”: Abstract view statistics as a measure of research impact

Andrew Embleton

Sydes MR; South A

Hall 1A

Monday 8 May

4.25pm – 5.55pm

Invited session
Communicating trial results to participants

Annabelle South

Sydes MR

Hall 1B

Tuesday 9 May

8.30am – 10am

Invited session

Implementing adaptive designs: balancing the practical with the statistical benefits

Leslie McClure (Drexel, USA)

Parmar MKB

Hall 1A

Tuesday 9 May

10.45am – 11.45am

Presentation

Participant involvement as a form of patient and public involvement in clinical trials: experience, reflections and recommendations

Claire Vale

South A; Cragg W; Gafos M; Sturgeon K

Room 12

Tuesday 9 May

10.45am – 11.45am

Presentation

Changing roles and relationships within trial oversight: An ethnographic study of eight clinical trials facing challenges

Anne Daykin (Bristol)

Sydes MR

Room 11

Tuesday 9 May

1pm – 2.30pm

Invited session

Sharing individual participant data from clinical trials: Current practice and future thinking

Catrin Tudur Smith

(NW Hub, Liverpool)

Sydes MR

Room 11

Tuesday 9 May

1pm – 2.30pm

Invited session

Data Monitoring Committees: Current Issues and Challenges

Rebecca DerSimonian

(NIH, USA)

Nunn A

Room 12

Tuesday 9 May

3.15pm – 4.15pm

Presentation

Scaling The Drug Supply Management Mountain: A Case Study Of The Add-Aspirin Trial

Kenneth Babigumira

Tappenden N; Cafferty F; Diaz-Montana C; Campos M; Fairbrother K; Rowley S; Langley R; Rauchenberger M; Shidfar S

Room 12

Tuesday 9 May

3.15pm – 4.15pm

Presentation

Causal inference with randomised clinical trials of chemotherapy: the importance of well-documented treatment side-effects

Carlo Lancia

(Amsterdam)

Sydes MR; Jovic G

Room 3B

Tuesday 9 May

3.15pm – 4.15pm

Presentation

This is a platform alteration: A Trial Management Perspective on the operational aspects of adaptive platform trials

Francesca Schiavone; Riya Bathia; Krishna Letchemanan

Masters L; Brown L; Amos C; Bara A; Parmar MKB; Sydes MR

Room 11

Tuesday 9 May

3.15pm – 4.15pm

Presentation

Sensitivity analysis for missing data using the Delta method: the impact of incorporating a prior distribution on Delta

Suzie Cro

Carpenter JR

Room 3A

Wednesday 10 May

9.25am – 10.55am

Invited session

Optimality in stepped wedge cluster randomised trials – when and where to take measurements

Karla Hemming

Thompson J

Room 11

 

                                                          

We'll also have some posters

Poster sessions take place on Monday 8 May at 10am and 3.40pm, and on Tuesday 9 May at 10am and 2.30pm. All are in Hall 2A.

We have the following posters on display:

Title

First author

Other MRC CTU at UCL authors

Improving Kaplan–Meier graphs: Better presentation of numbers-at-risk, cumulative events and measures of uncertainty

Matt Sydes

Morris TP; Philips P; Jarvis C; Choodari-Oskooei B

Timely and reliable evaluation of the effects of interventions: a Framework for Adaptive Meta-analysis (FAME)

Jayne Tierney

Vale C; Burdett S; Fisher D; Rydzewska L; Parmar MKB

Managing our TEMPER: Monitoring triggers and site matching algorithms for defining triggered and control sites in the TEMPER study

Carlos Diaz-Montana

Choudhury R; Cragg W; Joffe N; Tappenden N; Sydes MR; Stenning S

“More than the Emperor’s new clothes”: Enhancing meaningful Patient and Public Involvement in Trial Oversight Committees through qualitative research with eight clinical trials facing challenges

Nicholson A (Bristol)

Sydes MR

"Will you walk a little faster?" - Joining the database development dance

Mary Rauchenberger

Babigumira K; Borg C; Little E; Tappenden N; Sydes MR;  Van Looy N

What might a Global Health Trials Methodology Research Agenda look like?

Rosala-Hallas A (NW Hub)

Sydes MR

Changing platforms without stopping the train: A Data Management Perspective on the operational aspects of adaptive platform trials

Dominic Hague; Stephen Townsend; Lindsey Masters

Rauchenberger M; Sydes MR

Statistical analysis of data collected posttreatment

discontinuation: A simulation study

Joseph Royes

Ian White
(MRC Biostatistics Unit)