Jul 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog
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PHA 6798: The Use and Abuse of Statistics in Drug Regulation


Credits: 3                    Grading Scheme: Letter

     

Explores statistical methods used to make inferences about data obtained in clinical trials. This course demonstrates how statistics are used to rule out the possibility that the conclusions of a research project are the result of chance. Potential problems in the use of statistics are reviewed. The course examines published research articles reporting results that are not supported by the statistical tools used in the described study. The student is taught how to engage in critical analysis of the statistics in a proposed scientific study.



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