The Bayes Approach in Medical Statistics

Gerhard Nehmiz

Keywords: Clinical trial, health-care evaluation, scientific reasoning, Bayesian estimation and hypothesis testing,

DOI: 10.17160/josha.2.6.68

Dr. Gerhard Nehmiz, Biberach, Germany, presents four reading lists on the Bayes approach in Medical Statistics - (1) References that had, from his subjective point view, historically the highest impact on the subject, (2) References that had the highest influence on his own thinking about the subject, (3) References to start with for a person with mathematical background, and (4) References to start with for a person with a medical or biological background. G.N. was born in 1955. He achieved the diploma in Mathematics in 1981 and the doctorate in Biostatistics in 1988. He is working as a biometrician for Boehringer Ingelheim since 1986. The main areas of his expertise include: Phase I trials in general, phase II and III trials in cardiovascular indications and hepatitis C. His special interest is project planning (extrapolation, optimization) based on uncertain knowledge. G.N. is married and has 3 adult children. Contact:

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Gerhard G. Steinmann

5. Oct

How to learn more about Bayes statistics - this is the path forward. Great guidance!