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Methodological issues in epidemiology and population research

A Tornblad/LUPOP seminar series

Please note that registration is required. For more information, contact Anton Nilsson (anton [dot] nilsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se). Subscribe or unsubscribe to the e-mail list here.

The seminars take place 13.00 -14.00.

Upcoming seminars

September 19, 2024
Ida Borg, Stockholm University

October 17, 2024
Louise Emilsson, University of Oslo & Karolinska Institutet

November 14, 2024
Martin Ringsten, Lund University

December 12, 2024
Karin Engström, Lund University

Previous seminars

Spring 2024

May 23, 2024
Therese Andersson, Karolinska Institutet
Estimation of loss in life expectancy due to cancer

April 18, 2024
Mats Pihlsgård, Lund University
Seasonal influence, direct and delayed effects of outdoor temperature on the cardiometabolic risk marker Copeptin

March 14, 2024
Pär-Ola Bendahl, Lund University
Aspects of clinical prediction modelling

February 15, 2024
Josef Fritz, Medical University of Innsbruck
Simulating collider stratification bias and an application to the inverse obesity paradox in prostate cancer

Fall 2023

George Leckie, University of Bristol
An Introduction to Multilevel Analysis of Individual Heterogeneity and Discriminatory Accuracy (MAIHDA) for Quantitative Intersectionality Research (December 7)

Nicklas Guldåker (Lund University) Forecasting risky places in Swedish cities with Risk Terrain Modeling (RTM) (November 9)

Carl Bonander (University of Gothenburg and Karlstad University) A capture-recapture-based ascertainment probability weighting method for effect estimation with under-ascertained outcomes (October 12) [Presentation]

Martin Fischer (IFN, Lund University, and RWI Essen) - Long-term causal effects of access to institutional delivery service on dementia risk (September 14) [Presentation]

Spring 2023

Kani Khalaf (Lund University) - Challenges in studying outcome associations with a time-varying exposure: The case of montelucast and dementia (May 11)

Conor MacDonald (Karolinska Institutet) - Transporting the effects of a randomized trial to its target population: An example using the TASTE trial (April 13) [Presentation]

Emerald Heiland (The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences & Uppsala University) - Trajectories of physical activity before and after a cancer diagnosis in persons with diabetes: An example of group-based trajectory modelling (March 9) [Presentation]

Adam Mitchell (Lund University) - COVID-19 vaccine uptake in Skåne county, Sweden, in relation to individual and regional sociodemographic factors (February 9) [Presentation]

Fall 2022

Christiana Demetriou, Souzana Achilleos and Victoria Beeks (University of Nicosia) - Excess mortality during the COVID-19 pandemic in countries across the globe: results from the C-MOR consortium study (December 8) [Presentation]

Mikael Svensson (University of Gothenburg) - Applied cost-effectiveness analysis: what and why? (November 17) [Presentation]

Dominik Dietler (Lund University) - Challenges and lessons learned using registry data in low- and middle-income countries (October 13) [Presentation]

Adel Daoud (Linköping University & Harvard University) - Statistical modeling: the three cultures (September 13) [Presentation] [Podcast]

Spring 2022

Anna Åkesson (Lund University) - Introduction to Generalized Propensity Scores (GPS) (May 12) [Presentation]

Emily Sonested (Lund University) - Methodological considerations in nutritional epidemiology (April 7) [Presentation]

Sara Hägg (Karolinska Institute) - Mendelian Randomization analysis to provide support for causal associations on frailty (March 17) [Presentation]

Evelien Snippe (University of Groningen) - The multilevel vector autoregressive (VAR) model: gaining insight in bi-directional temporal associations (February 10) [Presentation].

Fall 2021

Axel Nyström (Lund University) - Deep learning in emergency care (December 9) [Presentation]

Gustav Nilsonne (Karolinska Institute) - Methods to assess and mitigate re-identification risks when sharing research data (November 11) [Presentation]

Volha Lazuka (University of Southern Denmark/Lund University) - Applications of the difference-in-differences approach (October 7) [Presentation]

Josef Fritz (Medical University of Innsbruck) - Statistical mediation analysis – overview, recent developments and an application in cancer epidemiology (September 16) [Presentation] [Paper]

Spring 2021

Laura Pazzagli (Karolinska Institute) - A discussion on the use of the p-value (May 27) [Presentation]

Mikael Eriksson (Karolinska Institute) - Risk assessment in screening and prevention of breast cancer (April 29)  [Presentation]

Sepideh Pashami (Halmstad University) - Causal inference in machine learning (March 25) [Presentation]

Lise G. Bjerregaard (Frederiksberg Hospital) - Methodological considerations on associations between weight status across the life course and risk of cardiometabolic disease (February 18)  [Presentation]

Fall 2020

Jonas Björk - Epidemiological studies druring the COVID-19 pandemic- a few methodological and general considerations [Presentation]

Liisa Byberg & Adam Mitchell – A few approaches to mediation analysis (November 12) [Presentation], [Presentation]

Paul Dickman - Flexible survival models, advantages and... more advantages (October 14) [Presentation]

Spring 2020

Mattias Ohlsson - Machine learning for dummies (February 27)