Ralph B. D'Agostino
Professor, Boston University
Ralph B. D'Agostino, Sr., PhD, is Professor of Mathematics/Statistics, Biostatistics, and Epidemiology at Boston University. His major fields of research are clinical trials, epidemiology, prognostics models, longitudinal analysis, multivariate analysis, robustness, and outcomes/effectiveness research. He has extensive experience developing cardiovascular risk prediction models which have been used in Treatment Guidelines sponsored by the NIH and American Heart Association and also web-based models for general consumer use. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Cardiovascular Epidemiology Council of the American Heart Association. He has been an advisor to the FDA since 1974 and has consulted extensively with pharmaceutical companies around the world.
Ralph has over 600 publications in peer-reviewed journals and is co-author/editor of 11 books. He has served on the editorial boards of multiple journals and is also an Editor of the Wiley Encyclopedia of Clinical Trials.
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Pharmaceutical Statistics Using SAS®: A Practical Guide
Introduces a range of data analysis problems encountered in drug development and illustrates them using case studies from actual pre-clinical experiments and clinical studies. Includes a discussion of methodological issues, practical advice from subject matter experts, and review of relevant regulatory guidelines.
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