This is the program for the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Activity Details

130 Mon, 8/2/2010, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-204 (West)
Interim Analyses and Assessments of Futility — Contributed Papers
Biopharmaceutical Section
Chair(s): Shanti Gomatam, FDA/CDRH
8:35 AM Futility Assessment Utilizing Conditional Power in a Phase III Clinical Trial Yan Sun, Amgen Inc.
8:50 AM Sample Size and Power Considerations for Futility Trial Design: Buying Power vs. Spending Beta Thomas Dobbins, Merck & Co., Inc.
9:05 AM Optimization of Error Spending Approach in Clinical Trials Michael Baron, The University of Texas at Dallas ; Yi Zhong, The University of Texas at Dallas
9:20 AM Conditional Power and Predictive Power Approaches to Interim Monitoring in Equivalence Trials Xiaojiang Zhan, Merck & Co., Inc.
9:35 AM Optimal Two-Stage Phase II Design Utilizing Partial Information for Long-Term Endpoints Bo Huang, Pfizer Inc. ; Enayet Talukder, Pfizer Inc. ; Neal Thomas, Pfizer Inc.
9:50 AM Should the Conditional Type I Error Be Controlled? Tie-Hua Ng, FDA
10:05 AM Two-Stage Designs with Additional Futility Tests for Phase II Clinical Trials with Heterogeneous Patient Populations Myron N. Chang, University of Florida ; Sin-Ho Jung, Duke University

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