Risks and Opportunities of AI in Clinical Drug Development

Due to COVID-19 the event has been postponed until 2021. Details forthcoming.

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Oct 2020
Oct 30, 2020 7:30 am - 8:25 am
Northwest Corner Building, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University, 2950 Broadway
New York, 10027 United States
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Oct 30, 2020 8:25 am - 8:30 am
Northwest Corner Building, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University, 2950 Broadway
New York, 10027 United States
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Welcome Address

Welcome Address — David Madigan, Ph.D., Columbia University

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Oct 30, 2020 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Northwest Corner Building, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University, 2950 Broadway
New York, 10027 United States
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Opening Plenary Session (Chair D. Madigan)

A Perspective on the Promise and Pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Drug Development — Kannan Natarajan, Pfizer Inc. 

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Oct 30, 2020 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Northwest Corner Building, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University, 2950 Broadway
New York, 10027 United States
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Keynote Address (Chair D. Madigan)

Machine Learning: Changing the future of healthcare - from next generation clinical trials to individualized treatment effects — Mihaela van der Schaar, University of Cambridge

Discussant — Patrick Ryan, Janssen Research and Development

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Oct 30, 2020 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Northwest Corner Building, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University, 2950 Broadway
New York, 10027 United States
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Plenary Session I (Chair, D. Alemayehu, Pfizer Inc)

ML and AI in Clinical Development and Statistical Innovation — Wang Li, AbbVie.

Opportunities for AI in Healthcare — Lawrence Carin, Duke University

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Oct 30, 2020 11:00 am - 11:15 am

Break

15-minute break.

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Oct 30, 2020 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Northwest Corner Building, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University, 2950 Broadway
New York, 10027 United States
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Plenary Session II (Chair, John Doyle, Pfizer)

Data-Powered Patient-Centered Care — Noémie Elhadad, Columbia University.

Artificial Intelligence in Pharmaceutical R&D at AstraZeneca — Faisal Khan, AstraZeneca

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Oct 30, 2020 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Lunch

One-hour lunch break.

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Oct 30, 2020 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Northwest Corner Building, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University, 2950 Broadway
New York, 10027 United States
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Fireside Chat (Moderator K. Natarajan)

Amy Abernethy, U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Oct 30, 2020 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northwest Corner Building, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University, 2950 Broadway
New York, 10027 United States
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Plenary Session III (Chair, Javier Cabrera, Rutgers)

Bias from Treatment Contamination in Clinical Decision Rules — Amol Navathe, University of Pennsylvania.

Finding Natural Experiments in Observational Data — Adler Perotte, Columbia University.

Discussant — Jesse Berlin, Johnson & Johnson.

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Oct 30, 2020 3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Break

15-minute break.

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Oct 30, 2020 3:15 pm - 4:50 pm
Northwest Corner Building, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University, 2950 Broadway
New York, 10027 United States
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Panel Discussion: Ethical and Regulatory Issues with AI in Clinical Drug Development

Moderator: Jeannette M. Wing, Columbia University. Panelists: Graeme Archer, GlaxoSmithKline. Igor Jurisica, Krembil Research Institute & Univ of Toronto. Simon Tavaré, Columbia University.

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Oct 30, 2020 4:50 pm - 5:00 pm
Northwest Corner Building, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University, 2950 Broadway
New York, 10027 United States
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Closing Remarks

Demissie Alemayehu, Pfizer Inc.

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