Beijing, China

Emerging Trends and Technologies



On the 19th May, there was a full house of attendees at the PHUSE Beijing SDE held at MSD. There were over 120 attendees from top global pharma, CROs and many burgeoning domestic companies. Professor Pingyan Chen provided a deep review of biostatistics education in China and the future of biometry talent development; CDMC core personnel Hualon Sun shared informatiom on the newest technology to improve the quality of data. Victor Wu, Chair of the China CDISC Coordinating Committee (C3C) explored the current CDISC implementation in China and the upcoming trends. Industry experts, Eric Sun and You Li shared their industry experience and insights on the FDA eSource interpretation and implementation from a tecnique point of view and shared a case study on the FDA Advisory Committee. In addition, several industry professionals shared their view of the current hot topics and innovative solutions (including mass imputation, CRF annotation automation, TA specific topics (vaccine/oncology)).

The day finished with discussions on the upcoming trends for the clinical trial development in China and globally.  



Welcome and Opening Remarks – Greg Zhou, Head of BARDS-AP, MSD China R&D

The Current Status and Perspectives of Biostatistics Education in Mainland China – Pingyan Chen, Southern Medical University

FDA eSource Interpretation and Implementation from Technique Point of View – Eric Sun, Beijing ARCDAT

Sharing the Experience of the Soliqua (iGlarLixi) Advisory Committee Meeting – You Li, Sanofi China R&D

Applying New Technology to Improve Data Quality – Huualong Sun, Meta Clinical Technology

SDTM Implementation in China – Victor Wu, Beijing Data Science Express Consulting Co.

Applying RECIST in Oncology Trials – Ni Guan, QuintilesIMS

Special Statistical and Programming Considerations in Vaccine Trials – Hui Wang, MSD China R&D

Imputation of Missing Data in Clinical Trials – Ivy Ren, PAREXEL China

Receiver Operating Characteristics (ROC) Curve Analysis Using SAS – Zheng Yao, Merck Serono

A Simple and User-fiendly Solution for Creating and Maintaining SDTM/aCRF Annotations – Yong Cao, PPD

Panel Discussion – Yazhong Deng, Trust CRO

Closing Remarks – Zhenglong Tian, PARAEXEL China & Fan Zhang, Sanofi


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SDE Chairs:

Zhelnglong Tian, PAREXEL China

Fan Zhang, Sanofi







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