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Bayesian adaptive designs for 21st century clinical trials

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  • Yuan Ji, PhD, Professor Biostatistics, University of Chicago

    Dr. Yuan Ji is Professor of Biostatistics at The University of Chicago. His research focuses on innovative Bayesian statistical methods for translational cancer research. Dr. Ji is author of over 150 publications in peer-reviewed journals, conference papers, book chapters, and abstracts, including Nature, Nature Methods, JCO, JNCI, JASA, and Biometrics, across medical and statistical journals. He is the inventor of many innovative Bayesian adaptive designs such as the mTPI and i3+3 designs, which have been widely applied in dose-finding clinical trials worldwide, including trials published on Lancet Oncology, JAMA oncology and JCO. His work on cancer genomics has been reported by a large number of media outlets in 2015. In particular, he led a publication in Nature Methods and invention of a tool called TCGA-Assembler which has been downloaded over 10,000 times worldwide. His recent work on precision medicine was elected as one of the top 10 ideas of the Precision Trials Challenge hosted by The Harvard Business School in 2015. He received Mitchell Prize in 2015 by the International Society for Bayesian Analysis. He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association.

April 8, 2021
Thu 5:00 PM CEST

Duration 1H 30M

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