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Epidemiology Seminar Series: Dr. S. Suissa - Safety trials of long-acting beta-agonists in asthma: methodological issues

Event

Purvis Hall room 25, 1020 avenue des Pins Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A2, CA

Dr. Samy Suissa, James McGill Professor of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Medicine, McGill University Director, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Research Institute - Jewish General Hospital

Topic: Safety trials of long-acting beta-agonists in asthma: methodological issues

Objectives:

1)  To review observational and randomized studies of beta-agonist safety in asthma

2)  To introduce and define non-inferiority randomized trials

3)  To discuss methodological issues with recently launched safety trials in asthma