American College of Sports Medicine

Adaptive Clinical Trials Using Bayesian Inference and Decision Theory

I recently returned from Phoenix where I summarized a consensus conference on Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER). The conference was sponsored by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), one of my favorite clients.  Among other things, the conference focused on the idea that unlike randomized control trials (RCTs), long considered the gold standard in clinical …

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New strategic plan for NIH obesity research seeks to curb epidemic

Today the NIH announced the release of its new strategic plan to combat obesity. The Task Force that developed the recommendations was composed of researchers, health care professionals, and the public and was chaired by the Directors of NHLBI, NIDDK, NICHD, and NCI. Task Force recommendations include prioritizing research to: · discover key processes that …

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New strategic plan for NIH obesity research seeks to curb epidemic

Today the NIH announced the release of its new strategic plan to combat obesity. The Task Force that developed the recommendations was composed of researchers, health care professionals, and the public and was chaired by the Directors of NHLBI, NIDDK, NICHD, and NCI. Task Force recommendations include prioritizing research to: · discover key processes that …

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