North Chicago, IL, USA

Crossing the Technical Frontier



PHUSE continued its march to 200 Single Day Events (SDE) with a full technical program at Abbie in North Chicago, Illinois, on July 13 2017.

The theme was “Crossing the Technical Frontier,” and both presenters and participants (~50) fully engaged in that topic throughout the day.

Material was presented on representing and linking multi-dimensional metadata, automated metadata-driven processing, R Shiny use at the FDA, calling R functions from SAS, visual analytics for safety data and voice-driven figure editing; in addition, several updates were provided on PHUSE-related activities regarding the Script Repository and the AE White Paper.

The day ended with a lively discussion among all regarding that content, as well as methods of how best to learn all the new tools and concepts that are happening at the frontiers of statistical programming.



Welcome and Opening Remarks – Walt Offen, AbbVie

Moving Towards a Round World: Representing and Linking Multi-dimensional Clinical Metadata Across the CDISC Standards – Scott Bahlavooni, d-Wise

Automated Metadata-driven Processing – Barry Cohen, Accenture

The PHUSE GitHub Repository – Jared Slain, MPI Research

PHUSE UpdatesChris Hurley, PHUSE US Director

Advancing Clinical Review Efficiency with R Shiny at the FDA – Jimmy Wong, FDA

Calling R Functions from SAS – Interworking Between Different Servers – Stefan Englert, AbbVie

Visual Analytics for Clinical Safety and Healthcare Data – Towards Better Approaches and Avalable Tools – Melvin Munsaka, Takeda

Voice-driven Figure Modification – Mike Carniello, Astellas

Socializing the Deliverables from the Standard Analyses and Displays Project Team – The Adverse Event White Paper is Ready to Use! – Karolyn Kratch, AbbVie


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SDE Chairs:

Yong Lu, Abbvie

Michael Carniello, Astellas

If you have any questions, or require any information, please contact the SDE Co-Chair.







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