Targeted Learning: The Bridge from Machine Learning to Statistical and Causal Inference

Event Information
Date
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Time
Time
12:00pm - 1:00pm EST
Event Type
Webinar
Description
  • Minimizing confounding is a key challenge to ensuring the fidelity of observational assessments of the real-world safety and effectiveness of medical products. Significant advances have been made in leveraging data-driven machine learning approaches to efficiently reduce potential confounding. This webinar will focus on super learning and targeted maximum likelihood estimation, in particular, as solutions to reducing bias in observational studies of electronic health record data.

Target Audience

  • Medical informaticists, medical product safety and real world evidence researchers and regulators

Materials

Event Materials

View a recording of the webinar here

Information
Host

Sentinel Innovation Center

Presenter(s)

Mark van der Laan, PhD