Danish Epidemiological Society Spring Meeting

Ways to bypass unmeasured confounding in observational research


10:00-10:30 Arrival, Poster hanging and small breakfast

10:30-10:45 Introduction v. Katrine Strandberg-Larsen

10:45-12.15 Session 1

Til Stürmer, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina. ”The ‘Dry-run’ analysis and settings in which disease risk scores outperform propensity scores”

Maya Mathur, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard University. “Sensitivity analysis for unmeasured confounding in single studies and meta-analyses”

12:15-13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:15 Session 2
Sebastian Schneeweiss, Department of Epidemiology, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Harvard Medical School “Automated data adaptive analytics for electronic healthcare data to study causal treatment effects”

Katrine Strandberg-Larsen, University of Copenhagen, Department of Public Health. ”Values of adding the DNBC to register-based studies on SSRi use and risk of miscarriage”

Lau Caspar Thygesen, University of Southern Denmark, National Institute of Public Health. “Use of detailed survey data to evaluate the influence of unmeasured confounding in nationwide register-based studies”

14.15-14:45 Coffee and General Assembly (In Danish )

14:45-15:15 Poster session (please submit abstracts before March 22, 2019)

15:15-16:45 Session 3
Onyebuchi Arah, Department of Epidemiology, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. “Outlines of various forms of bias analysis for uncontrolled confounding in observational research – state of the art, and future directions“

Sonja Swanson, Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC. “The use of instrumental variables to remove influence of unmeasured confounding”

16.45-17:00 Rounding up

Registration for the conference is open at dansk-epidemiologisk-selskab.dk, until March 19.
The meeting is free for any member of DES or other LVS societies. Price for non-members is 225 kr.
If you have any questions, please contact dansk.epidemiologisk.selskab@outlook.dk