This course will cover the statistical background to the mixed model and will emphasise their practical application to medical data with particular reference to clinical trials. All analyses will be illustrated using SAS (mainly PROC MIXED and PROC GLIMMIX) and lectures will be combined with practical sessions in order to reinforce concepts. Topics covered include:
Practical sessions will focus on constructing models and interpreting results from SAS output and will not involve "hands on" computer work.
Registration will be from 9am on Day 1 and the course will end at 3pm on Day 2.