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Women in Biometry and Biometry for Women

06 May 2019
Psychology

Friday, May the 10th 2019, 14:00-17:00 Aula Agnodice (Dibit 1)

International Biometric Society-Italian Region (IBS-IR)
CUSSB University Centre for Statistics in the Biomedical Sciences
Interfaculty Centre for Gender Studies

The short workshop is devoted to the worldwide celebration of ” Women In Maths” day (https://may12.womeninmaths.org/) and celebrate both the importance of women researchers in biometry as well as of biometry in research for women health.

14:00-14:10 Clelia Di Serio (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University):
Introduction to WomenInMaths day from the President of IBS-IR. “Pitfalls and potential of non randomized sampling in observational studies: an example from Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)”.

14:35 – 14:55 Marco Bonetti (Bocconi University):
“Statistical modelling of treatment-induced amenorrhea in breast cancer”

15:00 – 15:20 Franca Crippa (Bicocca University):
“A special Gender of Statistics: Roots and Prospects in the Big Data Era”

15:20-15:35 Break

15:35- 15:55 Elia Biganzoli (Università degli Studi di Milano)
“Modelling tumor dormancy in breast cancer: the role of obesity and inflammation”.

16:00 – 16:20 Elisabetta Colciago (Bicocca University)
“Timing of hospital admission in labour: latent versus active phase, mode of birth and intrapartum interventions. A correlational study”

16:30 Discussion and concluding remark

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