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BMTRY 701 Biostatistical Methods II: Regression Methods in Biology & Medicine


The objective of this course is to provide basic and intermediate skills necessary to apply regression methods to clinical and basic science research data. Topics include regression issues such as least squares estimation, model-based hypothesis testing, diagnostics, model building and variable selection, and indicator variables. Simple and multiple linear regression, logistic regression, Poisson regression, and modeling of time-to-event (survival) data will be covered. The course uses a problem-based approach and applications to clinical and basic science problems are provided.