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491 * Wed, 8/7/2013, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-512d
Causal Methods and Applications in Variable Selection, Genetics, Mediation, and Survival Analysis — Contributed Papers
Section on Statistics in Epidemiology
Chair(s): Xin Gao, FDA
8:35 AM Data-Driven Algorithms for Dimension Reduction in Causal Inference Emma Persson ; Ingeborg Waernbaum, Umeå University ; Jenny Häggström, Umeå University ; Xavier de Luna, Umeå University
8:50 AM Semiparametric Estimation of Path-Specific Effects in the Presence of Unmeasured Confounding and Exposure-Induced Confounding Caleb Miles ; Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen, Harvard University ; Ilya Shpitser, University of Southampton
9:05 AM Defining and Estimating Causal Direct and Indirect Effects: An Intervention-Based Approach Judith J. Lok, Harvard School of Public Health
9:20 AM Quantile Mediation Models: Methods for Assessing Mediation Across the Response Distribution Ernest Shen, University of Southern California ; Kiros Berhane, University of Southern California ; Chih-Ping Chou, University of Southern California ; Mary Ann Pentz, University of Southern California
9:35 AM Logrank Tests with the Inverse Probability of Treatment Weighting to Assess the Impact of Beta-Interferon Treatments in Delaying Disability Progression in Multiple Sclerosis Mohammad Ehsanul Karim, University of British Columbia ; Paul Gustafson, University of British Columbia ; John Petkau, University of British Columbia ; Afsaneh Shirani, University of British Columbia ; Yinshan Zhao, University of British Columbia ; Elaine Kingwell, University of British Columbia ; Mia van der Kop, University of British Columbia ; Joel Oger, University of British Columbia ; Helen Tremlett, University of British Columbia
9:50 AM Semiparametric Robust Methods for Biomarker Discovery Among Potential Confounders: A Marriage of Targeted Maximum Likelihood Estimation and Limma Sara Kherad-Pajouh, University of California, Berkeley ; Alan Hubbard, UC Berkeley ; Cliona M. McHale, University of California at Berkeley ; Luoping Zhang , University of California at Berkeley ; Martyn T. Smith, University of California at Berkeley
10:05 AM M-Bias and Butterfly-Bias in the Gaussian Linear Structural Equation Models Peng Ding, Harvard University ; Luke Miratrix, Harvard University

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