DDEA-Funded Course on Modern Mediation Analysis

Posted on 25.03.2024

Sign up for a three-day course in modern mediation analysis for basic, clinical and epidemiological research in diabetes and endocrinology.

Mediation analysis is a valuable tool to help us explore why some exposure or intervention caused a certain disease.

What You Will Learn

After this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the theoretical concepts and statistical methods of mediation analysis
  • Perform mediation analysis using R software
  • Interpret and present results of mediation analyses
  • Discuss the strengths, limitations, and assumptions of mediation analysis

Throughout the course you will engage in hands-on exercise using R coding and participate in activities fostering networking among participants and lecturers.

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Who Can Attend?

PhD students and postdocs in basic, clinical and epidemiological research in diabetes and endocrinology will be prioritized.

Knowledge of linear and logistic regression is required to attend this course (preferably coding in R).

Practical Information

Dates: 28-30 May, 2024
Venue: Steno Diabetes Center, Aarhus, Denmark
Costs: Participation is free. Breakfast, lunch, and one dinner are included. Transport and accommodation are not covered.


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Registration deadline: April 26, 2024

Speakers and Organisers

External speakers
Associate Prof. Nima Hejazi, T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health
Associate Prof. Ivan Diaz, NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Associate Professor Clemens Wittenbecher, Chalmers University of Technology

Instructors and organisers
Dr. Daniel Ibsen, Steno Diabetes Center Aarhus
Dr. Omar Silverman, Steno Diabetes Center Aarhus
Dr. Jie Zhang, Steno Diabetes Center Aarhus

This course is funded by Danish Diabetes and Endocrine Academy through our Funding for Education and Networking Activities. Read more about our next call for Funding for Education and Networking Activities.

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