Reine Escalona

Network meta-analyses: why, what, and how

Interview with Georgia Salanti Do you know why network meta-analyses (NMA) important?Do you wonder what steps are included in NMAs? Network meta-analysis is a very important field, especially for multiple treatment options where a direct comparison is impossible without using this systematic review and analysis. In today’s episode, I discuss with Georgia the following:

Current trends in pharmaceutical and how they will affect you as a statistician

Interview with Richard Zink What bigger trends do we see in the biopharmaceutical industry, which will have an impact for statisticians? . . . in terms of technology changes?. . . in terms of regulatory changes?. . . in terms of political/society changes?What can statisticians do to prepare for these changes? In this discussion with …

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Natural language processing – how the analyses of unstructured text data can help us

Interview with Jennings Xu Why is text mining so important? What are the typical challenges and research questions in this area? Are there any typical ones for medical/pharmaceutical research? What data sources could we tap into? What are some foundational concepts in the natural language process? In this episode, I speak with Jennings Xu, who …

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What statisticians can learn from Leonardo Da Vinci

Interview with Tricia Aanderud What can you learn from Leonardo Da Vinci on how to put things into perspective?Do you struggle with data communication? How important is data visualization? Storytelling is one of the great leadership skills that play a role in communication. Through stories, you can create alignment and you can influence others. It’s …

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