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Clinical Trial Data Monitoring Committees: The Basics and Some Controversies

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Lecture by: Susan Ellenberg, Ph.D., Professor of Biostatistics, Perelman Medical School, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Susan Ellenberg will discuss the role of Data Monitoring Committees/Data Safety Monitoring Boards (DMCs/DSMBs) in the clinical trial oversight process. She will address the various controversies of DMC/DSMB operations and the issues of which trials actually need the oversight of an independent DMC/DSMB.