Workshop: Clinical Trials in Small Populations (Methodological Challenges and Solutions)

The Medical Research Council’s Network of Hubs for Trials Methodology Research is pleased to announce a two-day meeting on clinical trials in small populations. This meeting will bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss state-of-the-art methods for trials in small populations.

Workshop: Clinical trials in small populations: methodological challenges and solutions

Save the date: 30th November – 1st December 2015

Venue: Royal Statistical Society, London

More details:

Groundwork Training Workshop (30th November 2015) will be an interactive workshop aimed at statisticians and numerate scientists featuring

  • Discussion sessions motivated by case studies of real trials
  • Tutorials on methods for small trials
  • Hands-on practical sessions.

Forwards-Looking Forum (1st December 2015) will comprise invited talks on state-of-the-art methods for trials in small populations.

Confirmed speakers include: Prof Nicky Best, Nick Catlin, Simon Day, European Medicines Agency, Prof Ralf-Dieter Hilgers, Dr Marie-Cecile Le Deley, Prof Martin Posch, Prof Kit Roes, Prof Nigel Stallard.

Participants may attend one or both days of the meeting. For more details, including registration instructions, please see

Any queries should be directed to
Deadline for expressions of interest: 26th October 2015

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