Targeted Learning for the Estimation of Drug Safety and Effectiveness: Getting Better Answers by Asking Better Questions
Mireille Schnitzer, PhD
In this workshop, Dr. Schnitzer gives an overview of the estimation of causal effects using Targeted Learning and how this approach can be applied in drug safety and effectiveness research.
Menglan Pang, MSc
Following the lecture on Targeted Learning by Mireille Schnitzer, Menglan Pang provides concrete examples of how to apply TMLE in a study.
Jacques LeLorier, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FISPE
Dr. LeLorier presents a unique perspective on how pharmacology can be used to design better drug safety and effectiveness studies.
Minimizing Confounding Bias in Observational Studies: Inverse Probability of Treatment Weighting (IPTW)
Robert Platt, Ph.D
This lecture by Dr. Platt covers an exposure-based method of minimizing confounding known as inverse probability of treatment weighting.
Confounding Products and Propensity Score Matching: Pictorial explanations of epidemiological methods
Malcolm Maclure, Sc.D
Dr. Maclure walks us through his creative and very visual explanation of propensity scores.