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May 17-20, 2015, Orlando, Florida, 208 papers
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Pharmaceutical SAS Users Group 2015: Best Papers and honorable mentions

Have SAS Annotate your Blank CRF for you! Plus dynamically add color and style to your annotations
  Steven Black, Agility-Clinical Inc., Carlsbad, CA (Best Paper in Applications Development)
Not Just Merge - Complex Derivation Made Easy by Hash Object
  Lu Zhang, PPD, Beijing, China (Best Paper in Beyond the Basics)
CRO, TLF, SOP? OMG!: A Beginner’s Guide to the Clinical Research Organization
  Mandy Bowen, INC Research, Wilmington, NC; Otis Evans, INC Research, Wilmington, NC; Stephen Terry, INC Research, Wilmington, NC (Best Paper in Career Planning)
The Best Practices of CDISC ADaM Validation Checks: Past, Present, and Future
  Shelley Dunn, d-Wise, Morrisville, NC; Ed Lombardi, Agility Clinical, Carlsbad, CA (Best Paper in Data Standards)
Creating Sophisticated Graphics using Graph Template Language
  Kaitlyn McConville, Rho, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC; Kristen Much, Rho, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC (Best Paper in Data Visualization and Graphics)
A General SAS® Macro to Implement Optimal N:1 Propensity Score Matching Within a Maximum Radius
  Kathy H. Fraeman, Evidera, Bethesda, MD (Best Paper in Healthcare Analytics)
Proc Compare: Wonderful Procedure!
  Anusuiya Ghanghas, inVentiv International Pharma Services Pvt Ltd, Pune, India; Rajinder Kumar, inVentiv International Pharma Services Pvt Ltd, Pune, India (Best Paper in Industry Basics)
Development of a Clinical SAS University Training Program in Eastern Europe
  Erfan Pirbhai, Experis, Kalamazoo, MI; Sergey Glushakov, Intego Group, Maitland, FL (Best Paper in Management and Support)
Macro to Read Mock Shells in Excel and Create a Copy in Rich Text Format
  Rakesh Mucha, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville, TN; Jeffrey Johnson, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville, TN (Best Paper in Posters)
Keyboard Macros - The most magical tool you may have never heard of - You will never program the same again (It's that amazing!)
  Steven Black, Agility-Clinical Inc., Carlsbad, CA (Best Paper in Quick Tips)
Automating Clinical Trial Reports with ODS ExcelXP Tagset
  John O’Leary, Department of Veterans Affairs, West Haven, CT (Best Paper in Quick Tips)
Using ANCOVA to Assess Regression to the Mean
  Kathryn Schurr, M.S., Spectrum Health – Healthier Communities, Grand Rapids, MI (Best Paper in Statistics and Pharmacokinetics)
Japanese submission/approval processes from programming perspective
  Ryan Hara, Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland (Best Paper in Submission Standards)
Team-work and Forensic Programming: Essential Foundations of Indestructible Projects
  Brian Fairfield-Carter, inVentiv Health, Cary, NC (Best Paper in Techniques and Tutorials)

Applications Development
Beyond the Basics
Career Planning
Data Standards
Data Visualization and Graphics
Hands-On Training
Healthcare Analytics
Industry Basics
Management and Support
Posters
Quick Tips
SAS Super Demos
Statistics and Pharmacokinetics
Submission Standards
Techniques and Tutorials

Applications Development
tweet!  The Implementation of Display Auto-Generation with Analysis Results Metadata Driven Method
  Chengxin Li, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., Ridgefield, CT, USA
Pages: 11 Size: 651 Kb 
tweet!  A Way to Manage Clinical Project Metadata in SAS® Enterprise Guide
  David Wang, Sanofi, Bridgewater, NJ
Pages: 5 Size: 149 Kb 
tweet!  Proc STREAM: The Perfect Tool For Creating Patient Narratives
  Joseph Hinson, inVentiv Health, Princeton, NJ, USA
Keywords:  STREAM Procedure  Proc STREAM  Patient Narrative 
Pages: 12 Size: 291 Kb 
tweet!  Accelerate define.xml generation using defineReady
  Senthilkumar Karuppiah, Navitas LLP, Chennai, India; Georgina Wood, Navitas LLP, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Keywords:  define.xml  CDISC 
Pages: 4 Size: 301 Kb 
Best Paper
tweet!  Have SAS Annotate your Blank CRF for you! Plus dynamically add color and style to your annotations
  Steven Black, Agility-Clinical Inc., Carlsbad, CA
Keywords:  Blank CRF  Annotate  Adobe  FDF  SAS 
Pages: 12 Size: 351 Kb 
tweet!  A SAS® Macro Tool to Automate Generation of Define.xml V2.0 from ADaM Specification for FDA Submission
  Min Chen, Alkermes Inc., Waltham, MA; Xiangchen (Bob) Cui, Alkermes Inc., Waltham, MA
Keywords:  CDISC  macro  xml 
Pages: 28 Size: 910 Kb 
tweet!  SDTM Annotations: Automation by implementing a standard process
  Geo Joy, Novartis, Cambridge, MA; Andre Couturier, Novartis, East Hanover, NJ
Keywords:  CDISC 
Pages: 11 Size: 946 Kb 
tweet!  SAS® Reports on Your Fingertips? – SAS BI is the Answer for Creating Immersive Mobile Reports
  Swapnil Udasi, inVentiv Health, Hyderabad, India
Pages: 10 Size: 942 Kb 
tweet!  The Dependency Mapper: How to save time on changes post database lock
  Apoorva Joshi, Biogen, Cambridge, MA; Shailendra Phadke, Eliassen Group, Wakefield, MA
Pages: 5 Size: 51 Kb 
tweet!  Qualification Process for Standard Scripts in the Open Source Repository with Cloud Services
  Hanming Tu, Accenture, Berwyn, PA, USA; Dante Di Tommaso, Roche, Basel, Switzerland; Dirk Spruck, Accovion GmbH, Germany; Christopher Hurley, MMS Holdings, Inc., Canton, MI, USA; Nancy Brucken, inVentiv Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Pages: 6 Size: 178 Kb 
tweet!  When Reliable Programs Fail: Designing for Timely, Efficient, Push-Button Recovery
  Troy Martin Hughes
Keywords:  troymartinhughes@gmail.com 
Pages: 12 Size: 418 Kb 
tweet!  Toward Adoption of Agile Software Development in Clinical Trials
  Troy Martin Hughes
Keywords:  troymartinhughes@gmail.com 
Pages: 7 Size: 345 Kb 
tweet!  Patient Profiles and SAS Visual Analytics
  Pritesh Desai, Solutions Architect, SAS; Robert Collins, Principal Solutions Architect, SAS
Pages: 9 Size: 561 Kb 
Making Shared Collaborative Research Environments Usable for Researchers and Sponsors
  Matt Gross, SAS; Kishore Papineni, Astellas
Beyond the Basics
tweet!  The Knight’s Tour in Chess – Implementing a Heuristic Solution
  John R Gerlach, DataCeutics, Inc., Cape Coral, FL
Keywords:  SAS  Chess  Knight's Tour 
Pages: 8 Size: 447 Kb 
tweet!  A New Era: Open access to clinical Trial Data - A case study
  Aruna Kumari Panchumarthi, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, EH, NJ, USA; Jacques Lanoue, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ, USA
Pages: 6 Size: 310 Kb 
tweet!  A Toolkit to Create a Dynamic Excel Format Metadata to Assist SDTM Mapping Process
  Huei-Ling Chen, HLC Analytics Inc., Edison, NJ; Helen Wang, Sanofi, Bridgewater, NJ
Keywords:  CDISC 
Pages: 11 Size: 673 Kb 
tweet!  Process and Programming Challenges in Producing Define.xml
  Mike Molter, d-Wise, Morrisville, NC
Keywords:  CDISC  xml 
Pages: 13 Size: 286 Kb 
tweet!  A Methodology of Laboratory Data Reporting of Potentially Clinical Significant Abnormality (PCSA) for Clinical Study Report
  Xiangchen (Bob) Cui, Alkermes, Inc, Waltham, MA; Min Chen, Alkermes, Inc, Waltham, MA
Pages: 21 Size: 612 Kb 
tweet!  Implementing Union-Find Algorithm with Base SAS DATA Steps and Macro Functions
  Chaoxian Cai, AFS, Exton, PA
Keywords:  Union-Find  grouping  disjoint set  connected components  macros 
Pages: 11 Size: 1083 Kb 
tweet!  Is Your Failed Macro Due To Misjudged “Timing”?
  Arthur Li, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, CA
Keywords:  macro 
Pages: 22 Size: 1396 Kb 
tweet!  Things Are Not Always What They Look Like: PROC FORMAT in Action
  Peter Eberhardt, Fernwood Consulting Group Inc, Toronto, Canada; Lucheng Shao, Ivantis Inc, Irvine, CA, USA
Keywords:  format  multilabel  lookup  fcmp  cntlin  cntlout 
Pages: 23 Size: 532 Kb 
tweet!  Generic Macros for Data Mapping
  Qian Zhao, J&J Consumer Companies, Inc., Morris Plains, NJ; Jun (John) Wang, J&J Consumer China Ltd, Shanghai, China; Ruofei Hao, J&J Consumer Companies, Inc., Morris Plains, NJ
Keywords:  macro 
Pages: 9 Size: 400 Kb 
tweet!  A Unique Way to Annotate Case Report Forms (CRFs) in PDF, Using Forms Data Format (FDF) Techniques
  Boxun Zhang, Seattle Genetics Inc., Bothell, WA; Tyler Kelly, Seattle Genetics Inc., Bothell, WA
Keywords:  SAS  CRFs  aCRFs  Annotation  FDF  PDF  SAS COMPGED 
Pages: 6 Size: 472 Kb 
tweet!  Perl Regular Expression in SAS® Applications
  Yang Wang, Seattle Genetics, Inc., Bothell, WA; Abdul Ghouse, Seattle Genetics, Inc., Bothell, WA
Pages: 7 Size: 365 Kb 
tweet!  Creating Data-Driven SAS® Code with CALL EXECUTE
  Hui Wang, Biogen, Cambridge, MA
Keywords:  CALL EXECUTE  Data-Driven Programming 
Pages: 8 Size: 706 Kb 
tweet!  Unpacking an Excel Cell: Dealing with Multi-Line Excel Cells in SAS
  Lucheng Shao, Ivantis Inc., Irvine, CA
Pages: 10 Size: 611 Kb 
tweet!  Fresh Cup of Joe: Utilizing Java to automate Define.XML for SDTM Origin mapping from SAS® aCRF PDFs
  Tony Cardozo, Theorem Clinical Research, King of Prussia, PA
Keywords:  SAS Annotations Java Automation  CDISC  xml 
Pages: 9 Size: 187 Kb 
Best Paper
tweet!  Not Just Merge - Complex Derivation Made Easy by Hash Object
  Lu Zhang, PPD, Beijing, China
Pages: 5 Size: 330 Kb 
Clinical Trials Analysis Driven by CDISC Data Standards
  Kelci Miclaus, JMP
Keywords:  CDISC 
tweet!  Macro Programming Best Practices: Styles, Guidelines and Conventions Including the Rationale Behind Them
  Don Henderson, Henderson Consulting Services, Olney, MD; Art Carpenter, California Occidental Consultants, Anchorage, AK
Keywords:  macro 
Pages: 1 Size: 102 Kb 
Career Planning
tweet!  What's Hot, What's Not: Skills for SAS® Professionals
  Kirk Paul Lafler, Software Intelligence Corporation, Spring Valley, CA; Charles Edwin Shipp, Consider Consulting Corporation, San Pedro, CA
Keywords:  SAS  SAS skills  what's hot  what's hot in sas  the hottest topics in sas are  what's not so Hot  Enterprise Guide  EG  hash objects  ODS  PROC SQL  SQL  PROC REPORT  Macro Language  Dictionary Tables  BI  SAS/XML  sasCommunity  SAS-L  LexJansen.com  certification  JMP software  consulting  sas consulting  consultant  sas consultant  Author  SAS Press Author  Google Search Complete!  google search  web search  internet search  Lafler  Kirk Lafler  Kirk Paul Lafler  @sasNerd  Shipp  Charlie Shipp  Charles Shipp  Charles Edwin Shipp  @ShippAhoy 
Pages: 6 Size: 556 Kb 
tweet!  ELearnSAS- A Win-Win Situation
  Vikas Gaddu, Anova Groups, Raleigh, NC; Darpreet Kaur, Anova Groups, Cary, NC
Pages: 4 Size: 232 Kb 
tweet!  Managing the Evolution of SAS® Programming
  Carey Smoak, Portola Pharmaceuticals, South San Francisco, CA
Pages: 4 Size: 66 Kb 
Best Paper
tweet!  CRO, TLF, SOP? OMG!: A Beginner’s Guide to the Clinical Research Organization
  Mandy Bowen, INC Research, Wilmington, NC; Otis Evans, INC Research, Wilmington, NC; Stephen Terry, INC Research, Wilmington, NC
Pages: 7 Size: 367 Kb 
tweet!  Prospecting for Great Programmers – Advice from a Hiring Manger to Make You a Solid Gold Addition to the Team
  Christopher C. Hurley, MMS Holdings Inc., Canton, MI, USA; James Zuazo, MMS Holdings Inc., Canton, MI, USA
Keywords:  SAS  job  change  pharmaceutical  management  teamwork  success  career  plan  network  first  impression  interview  elevator  pitch  CV  candidate  experience  forty-niner  forty  niner  SOP  culture  accountability  leadership  analysis  action  Goal  Goldratt  labor  statistics 
Pages: 6 Size: 274 Kb 
tweet!  Where are the SAS® Jobs?
  Beth Ward, Chiltern, Cary, NC; Chelsea Jackson, Chiltern, Cary, NC
Keywords:  Career 
Pages: 3 Size: 236 Kb 
tweet!  Clinical knowledge helps SAS programmers in the pharmaceutical industry get job done better
  Yingqiu Yvette Liu, Merck & Co., Inc., North Wales, PA
Pages: 4 Size: 341 Kb 
tweet!  Downloading, Configuring, and Using the Free SAS® University Edition Software
  Kirk Paul Lafler, Software Intelligence Corporation, Spring Valley, CA; Charles Edwin Shipp, Consider Consulting Corporation, San Pedro, CA
Keywords:  sas  sas university edition  sas u  free sas software  support.sas.com  author  sas press  sas press author  consultant  sas consultant  consulting  sas consulting  trainer  sas trainer  training  sas training  lafler  kirk lafler  kirk paul lafler  @sasnerd  shipp  charlie shipp  charles edwin shipp  @ShippAhoy 
Pages: 15 Size: 1436 Kb 
tweet!  A Review of "Free" Massive Open Online Content (MOOC) for SAS® Learners
  Kirk Paul Lafler, Software Intelligence Corporation, Spring Valley, CA
Keywords:  mooc  massive open online course  massive open online content  sas  worldwide classroom  sas classroom  sas university edition  sas u  support.sas.com  sascommunity  sascommunity.org  youtube  sas youtube channel  author  sas press  sas press author  consultant  sas consultant  consulting  sas consulting  trainer  sas trainer  training  sas training  lafler  kirk lafler  kirk paul lafler  @sasnerd 
Pages: 16 Size: 2473 Kb 
Data Standards
tweet!  Understanding SE, TA, TE Domains
  Jacques Lanoue, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ
Pages: 4 Size: 128 Kb 
tweet!  SDTM TE, TA, and SE Domains: Demystifying the Development of SE
  Kristin Kelly, Accenture Accelerated R&D Services, Berwyn, PA; Fred Wood, Accenture Accelerated R&D Services, Berwyn, PA; Jerry Salyers, Accenture Accelerated R&D Services, Berwyn, PA
Keywords:  CDISC 
Pages: 6 Size: 271 Kb 
tweet!  Considerations in Conforming Data from Multiple Implantable Medical Devices to CDISC Standards Using SAS®
  Julia Yang, Medtronic plc., Mounds View, MN
Keywords:  CDISC 
Pages: 9 Size: 184 Kb 
tweet!  ADDL Model for Device Analysis
  Priya Gopal, Theorem Clinical, King of Prussia, PA
Keywords:  'Device  Analysis'  'ADDL'  '  Metadata' 
Pages: 6 Size: 302 Kb 
tweet!  LOCF vs. LOV in Endpoint DTYPE Development with CDISC ADaM Standards
  Maggie Ci Jiang, Teva Pharmaceuticals, West Chester, PA
Keywords:  CDISC 
Pages: 6 Size: 93 Kb 
tweet!  Considerations in ADaM Occurrence Data: Handling Crossover Records for Non-Typical Analysis
  Karl Miller, inVentiv Health, Lincoln, NE; Richann Watson, Experis, Batavia, OH
Keywords:  ADaM  OCCDS  ANLzzFL  CDISC 
Pages: 6 Size: 241 Kb 
Best Paper
tweet!  The Best Practices of CDISC ADaM Validation Checks: Past, Present, and Future
  Shelley Dunn, d-Wise, Morrisville, NC; Ed Lombardi, Agility Clinical, Carlsbad, CA
Keywords:  CDISC 
Pages: 9 Size: 521 Kb 
tweet!  Proper Parenting: A Guide in Using ADaM Flag/Criterion Variables and When to Create a Child Dataset
  Richann Watson, Experis, Batavia, OH; Karl Miller, inVentiv Health, Lincoln, NE; Paul Slagle, inVentiv Health, Ann Arbor, MI
Keywords:  ADaM  BDS  ANLzzFL  CRITy  CRITyFL  AVALCATy  CDISC 
Pages: 10 Size: 411 Kb 
tweet!  ADaM Example for a Complex Efficacy Analysis Dataset
  Milan Mangeshkar, Exelixis, Inc., South San Francisco, CA; Sandra Minjoe, Accenture Life Sciences, San Francisco, CA
Keywords:  ADaM  efficacy  interim  intermediate  fundamental principles  traceability  BDS  data review  analysis-ready  flexible  CDISC 
Pages: 8 Size: 495 Kb 
tweet!  PhUSE De-Identification Working Group: Providing De-Identification Standards to CDISC Data Models
  Jean-Marc Ferran, Qualiance & PhUSE, Copenhagen, Denmark; Jacques Lanoue, Novartis, East Hanover, NJ
Keywords:  CDISC 
Pages: 8 Size: 407 Kb 
tweet!  It Depends On Your Analysis Need
  Sandra Minjoe, Accenture Life Sciences, San Francisco, CA
Keywords:  ADaM  fundamental principles  BDS  ADSL  ADAE  CSS  ADRG  FDA  Technical Conformance Guide  parameters  baseline characteristics  parameter metadata  results metadata 
Pages: 10 Size: 392 Kb 
tweet!  DIABETES: Submission Data Standards and Therapeutic End Points
  Naveed M Khaja, SW-T Consulting Group Inc., West Chester, PA
Pages: 9 Size: 369 Kb 
tweet!  Implementing Various Baselines for ADaM BDS datasets
  Songhui Zhu, A2Z Scientific Inc., East Brunswick, NJ
Keywords:  CDISC 
Pages: 7 Size: 173 Kb 
tweet!  What to Expect in SDTMIG v3.3
  Fred Wood, Accenture Accelerated R&D Services, Berwyn, PA
Keywords:  CDISC 
Pages: 10 Size: 220 Kb 
tweet!  Considerations in Submitting Non-Standard Variables: Supplemental Qualifiers, Findings About, or a Custom Findings Domain
  Jerry Salyers, Accenture Accelerated R&D Services, Berwyn, PA; Richard Lewis, Accenture Accelerated R&D Services, Berwyn, PA; Fred Wood, Accenture Accelerated R&D Services, Berwyn, PA
Keywords:  SDTM  Supplemental Qualifiers  Findings About  Interventions  Events 
Pages: 6 Size: 62 Kb 
tweet!  What is the “ADAM OTHER” Class of Datasets, and When Should it be Used?
  John Troxell, Accenture Accelerated R&D Services, Berwyn, PA
Keywords:  CDISC 
Pages: 5 Size: 327 Kb 
ADaM Implementation Roundtable Discussion
  Nancy Brucken, inVentiv Health Clinical; Richann Watson, Experis; Steve Kirby, Theorem Clinical Research
Keywords:  CDISC 
tweet!  Managing Custom Data Standards in SAS® Clinical Data Integration
  Melissa R. Martinez, SAS
Keywords:  SAS  CDI  SSD  Drug Development  CDISC  Data Standards  Clinical Data Integration 
Pages: 17 Size: 374 Kb 
Data Visualization and Graphics
tweet!  Variable-Width Plot - SAS® GTL Implementation
  Songtao Jiang, Boston Scientific Corporation, Marlborough, MA
Pages: 6 Size: 384 Kb 
Best Paper
tweet!  Creating Sophisticated Graphics using Graph Template Language
  Kaitlyn McConville, Rho, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC; Kristen Much, Rho, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC
Pages: 11 Size: 544 Kb 
tweet!  An Enhanced Forest Plot Macro Using SAS®
  Janette Garner, Gilead Sciences, Inc., Foster City, CA
Keywords:  macro 
Pages: 9 Size: 553 Kb 
tweet!  Techniques of Preparing Datasets for Visualizing Clinical Laboratory Data
  Amos Shu, MedImmune, Gaithersburg, MD; Victor Sun, MedImmune, Gaithersburg, MD
Pages: 6 Size: 822 Kb 
tweet!  Have a Complicated Graph? Annotate Can be Great!
  Scott Burroughs, GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC
Keywords:  GREPLAY  GSLIDE  ODS  PDF  bookmarks 
Pages: 6 Size: 282 Kb 
tweet!  Getting Sankey with Bar Charts
  Shane Rosanbalm, Rho, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC
Pages: 9 Size: 567 Kb 
tweet!  Looking at the Big Picture – Snapshots of Patient Health in SAS®
  Ruth Kurtycz, Spectrum Health – Healthier Communities, Grand Rapids, MI
Keywords:  healthcare 
Pages: 24 Size: 909 Kb 
Clinical Graphs are Easy with SAS 9.4
  Sanjay Matange, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC
tweet!  Graphical Presentation of Clinical Data in Oncology Trials
  Murali Kanakenahalli, Seattle Genetics, Inc., Bothell, WA; Avani Kaja, Seattle Genetics, Inc., Bothell, WA
Pages: 10 Size: 605 Kb 
tweet!  Leveraging Visualization Techniques to tell my data story: Survival Analysis Interpretation made easy through simple programming
  Vijayata Sanghvi, Consultant, Princeton, NJ
Pages: 7 Size: 265 Kb 
tweet!  R you ready to show me Shiny for PharmaSUG 2015
  Amulya R Bista, Pharmacyclics Inc, Sunnyvale, CA; Jeff Cai, Pharmacyclics Inc, Sunnyvale, CA
Pages: 5 Size: 349 Kb 
tweet!  Forest Plots: Old Growth versus GMO (Genetically Modified Organism)
  Scott Horton, Experis Clinical, Kalamazoo, MI
Keywords:  Forest  Plots  GPLOT  GSLIDE  ANNOTATE 
Pages: 12 Size: 267 Kb 
Hands-On Training
tweet!  Picture this: Hands-on SAS Graphics Session
  Kriss Harris, SAS Specialists Ltd, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Pages: 14 Size: 738 Kb 
tweet!  Application Development Techniques Using PROC SQL
  Kirk Paul Lafler, Software Intelligence Corporation, Spring Valley, CA
Keywords:  SAS  SQL  PROC SQL  sql basics  proc sql basics  intro sql  intro proc sql  quick results sql  quick results proc sql  query  sql query  case expression  case sql  view  join  sql join  join sql  inner join  outer join  consultant  consulting  sas consultant  sql consultant  sql consulting  sas author  sql author  sql lafler  Lafler  Kirk Lafler  Kirk Paul Lafler  @sasNerd  software intelligence  software intelligence corporation  sas san diego  sql san diego  sas training  sas trainer  sql training  sql trainer  nesug trainer  sas trainer nesug  sas trainer san diego  sas training san diego  sql trainer san diego  sql training san diego 
Pages: 20 Size: 1076 Kb 
tweet!  Are You a Control Freak? Control Your Programs – Don’t Let Them Control You!
  Mary F. O. Rosenbloom, Edwards Lifesciences LLC, Irvine, CA; Art Carpenter, California Occidental Consultants, Anchorage, AK
Keywords:  Control file  macro list  CALL SYMPUTX  CALL EXECUTE  macro language  macro arrays  Rosenbloom  Carpenter 
Pages: 20 Size: 264 Kb 
tweet!  Usage of OpenCDISC Community Toolset 2.0 for Clinical Programmers
  Sergiy Sirichenko, Pinnacle 21, Plymouth Meeting, PA; Michael DiGiantomasso, Pinnacle 21, Plymouth Meeting, PA; Travis Collopy, Pinnacle21, Plymouth Meeting, PA
Keywords:  OpenCDISC  Validator  Define.xml  Data Converter  ClinicalTrials.gov  Toolset 
Pages: 19 Size: 1765 Kb 
tweet!  DS2 with Both Hands on the Wheel
  Peter Eberhardt, Fernwood Consulting Group Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada; Xue Yao, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Keywords:  DS2  method  package  array  FCMP  function  null  date  SQL  datatype 
Pages: 32 Size: 276 Kb 
tweet!  Introduction to Interactive Drill Down Reports on the Web
  Michael G. Sadof, MGS Associates, Inc.,Bedford NH; Louis T. Semidey, The Semidey Group, San Francisco, CA
Keywords:  internet 
Pages: 24 Size: 1412 Kb 
tweet!  Using INFILE and INPUT Statements to Introduce External Data into SAS®
  Andrew T. Kuligowski, HSN
Pages: 18 Size: 507 Kb 
tweet!  Creating Multi-Sheet Microsoft Excel Workbooks with SAS®: The Basics and Beyond. Part 2
  Vincent DelGobbo, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC
Keywords:  ODS  Microsoft Excel  XML  ExcelXP tagset  multi-sheet workbook 
Pages: 21 Size: 614 Kb 
Healthcare Analytics
tweet!  Statistical Analyses Across Overlapping Time Intervals Based on Person-Years
  John Reilly, Dataceutics, Inc., Pottstown, PA; John R. Gerlach, Dataceutics, Inc., Pottstown, PA
Keywords:  SAS  Person-Years 
Pages: 10 Size: 384 Kb 
tweet!  Using SAS® to Analyze the Impact of the Affordable Care Act
  John J. Cohen, Advanced Data Concepts, LLC, Newark, DE; Meenal (Mona) Sinha, Premier, Inc., Downingtown, PA
Pages: 12 Size: 738 Kb 
tweet!  Now You See It, Now You Don’t -- Using SAS to De-Identify Data to Support Clinical Trial Data Transparency
  Dave Handelsman, d-Wise, Research Triangle Park, NC
Pages: 7 Size: 148 Kb 
tweet!  Medication Adherence in Cardiovascular Disease: Generalized Estimating Equations in SAS®
  Erica Goodrich, Priority Health, Grand Rapids, MI; Daniel Sturgeon, Priority Health, Grand Rapids, MI
Pages: 8 Size: 417 Kb 
Best Paper
tweet!  A General SAS® Macro to Implement Optimal N:1 Propensity Score Matching Within a Maximum Radius
  Kathy H. Fraeman, Evidera, Bethesda, MD
Keywords:  propensity score  matching  radius  macro 
Pages: 12 Size: 360 Kb 
tweet!  The Path To Treatment Pathways
  Tracee Vinson-Sorrentino, IMS Health, Plymouth Meeting, PA
Pages: 6 Size: 303 Kb 
tweet!  Distributed data networks: A paradigm shift in data sharing and healthcare analytics
  Jennifer R. Popovic, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Keywords:  healthcare 
Pages: 12 Size: 702 Kb 
tweet!  Simple Tests of Hypotheses for the Non-statistician: What They Are and Why They Can Go Bad
  Arthur L. Carpenter, California Occidental Consultants, Anchorage, AK
Keywords:  significance level  hypothesis test  T-test  Type I error  Type II error  alpha level 
Pages: 9 Size: 81 Kb 
Industry Basics
tweet!  The 5 Most Important Clinical SAS? Programming Validation Steps
  Brian C. Shilling, inVentiv Health Clinical, Cape Coral, FL
Pages: 6 Size: 41 Kb 
tweet!  Use of SAS Reports for External Vendor Data Reconciliation
  Soujanya Konda, inVentiv Health Clinical, Hyderabad, India
Pages: 12 Size: 934 Kb 
tweet!  Tackling Clinical Lab Data in Medical Device Environment
  Juan Wu, Medtronic plc., Santa Rosa, CA; Min Lai, Medtronic plc., Santa Rosa, CA
Keywords:  Laboratory results  Lab test library  Lab unit conversion library  SDTM  LB 
Pages: 7 Size: 367 Kb 
tweet!  SAS Grid: Simplified
  Rajinder Kumar, inVentiv International Pharma Services Pvt. Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra (India)
Pages: 6 Size: 182 Kb 
tweet!  Two different use cases to obtain best responses using RECIST 1.1: SDTM and ADaM
  Kevin Lee, Accenture Life Sciences, Berwyn, PA; Vikash Jain, Inventiv Health Clinical, Princeton, NJ
Keywords:  CDISC 
Pages: 17 Size: 404 Kb 
tweet!  The Disposition Table: Make it Easy
  Endri Endri, ProXpress Clinical Research GmbH, Berlin, Germany; Benedikt Trenggono, ProXpress Clinical Research GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Keywords:  Disposition Table  SAS  Macro  Programming  Artificial Intelligence 
Pages: 10 Size: 331 Kb 
tweet!  Improving Data Quality - Missing Data Can Be Your Friend!
  Julie Chen, United BioSource Corporation, Blue Bell, PA
Pages: 12 Size: 551 Kb 
tweet!  Tips on Creating a Strategy for a CDISC Submission
  Rajkumar Sharma, Nektar Therapeutics, San Francisco, CA
Keywords:  CDISC 
Pages: 5 Size: 101 Kb 
Best Paper
tweet!  Proc Compare: Wonderful Procedure!
  Anusuiya Ghanghas, inVentiv International Pharma Services Pvt Ltd, Pune, India; Rajinder Kumar, inVentiv International Pharma Services Pvt Ltd, Pune, India
Pages: 12 Size: 311 Kb 
Management and Support
tweet!  It’s Not That You Know It, It’s How You Show It
  Jim Christine, DataCeutics, Inc., Pottstown, PA
Pages: 9 Size: 146 Kb 
tweet!  Are You An Indispensable SAS Programmer?
  R. Mouly Satyavarapu, inVentiv Health, Cary, NC
Pages: 5 Size: 44 Kb 
tweet!  How to Harness Your Company's Wiki for World Domination (or — Even Better — to Write the Best Reusable Code Possible)
  Kurtis Cowman, PRA Health Sciences, Lenexa, KS
Keywords:  wiki  collaboration  collective  wisdom  of  crowds  code  program  programming  staff  employee 
Pages: 8 Size: 78 Kb 
tweet!  No Regrets: Hiring for the Long Term in Statistical Programming
  Chris Moriak, AstraZeneca, Gaithersburg, MD, USA; Graham Wilson, AstraZeneca, Alderly Park, UK; Elizabeth Meeson, AstraZeneca, Alderly Park, UK
Pages: 7 Size: 63 Kb 
Best Paper
tweet!  Development of a Clinical SAS University Training Program in Eastern Europe
  Erfan Pirbhai, Experis, Kalamazoo, MI; Sergey Glushakov, Intego Group, Maitland, FL
Pages: 7 Size: 64 Kb 
tweet!  Advantages and Disadvantages of Two Commonly Used CRO Resourcing Models in the Pharmaceutical SAS Programming Environment
  Ying (Evelyn) Guo, Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA; Mark Matthews, GCE Solutions, Indianapolis, IN
Keywords:  Outsourcing  deliverable based  Role based  CRO  sponsor 
Pages: 7 Size: 189 Kb 
tweet!  How to Build and Manage a Successful and Effective FSP Service for US sponsors out of India
  Debiprasad Roy, Medivation, Inc., San Francisco, CA; Ganesh Gopal, Ephicacy Consulting Group, Inc., Iselin, NJ
Pages: 5 Size: 185 Kb 
tweet!  How to Build an “Offshore” Team with “Onshore” Quality
  Lulu Swei, PRA Health Sciences, Blue Bell, PA
Pages: 5 Size: 205 Kb 
tweet!  Managing a Remote Workforce: Making Sense Out of Today's Business Environment
  Dave Polus, Experis ManpowerGroup, Portage, MI
Pages: 4 Size: 45 Kb 
An Analysis of Clinical Programmer and Other Technical Job Descriptions: Lessons Learned for Improved Employment Postings
  Troy Hughes
tweet!  Schoveing Series 1: Motivating and Inspiring Statistical Programmers in the Biopharmaceutical Industry
  Priscilla Gathoni, Morristown, NJ, USA
Pages: 10 Size: 217 Kb 
tweet!  Firefighters - clinical trial analysis teams
  Iryna Kotenko, Experis Clinical, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Pages: 4 Size: 199 Kb 
tweet!  Steps Required to Achieve Operational Excellence (OpEx) Within Clinical Programming
  Opeyemi Ajoje, Accenture Accelerated R & D Services, Berwyn, PA
Pages: 8 Size: 295 Kb 
View Into SAS® Modern Architectures - Adding 'Server' SAS to Your Artifacts
  Matt Becker, SAS
Panel Discussion: Managing in a Virtual Workplace
  Matt Becker, SAS; Kent Letourneau, PRA
PhUSE CSS Round Table Discussion - Statistical Computing Environment
  Mark Matthews, GCE Solutions; Wayne Woo, Novartis Vaccines; Andre Couturier, Novartis; Gina Wood, Novartis
Posters
tweet!  TEAE: Did I flag it right?
  Arun Raj Vidhyadharan, inVentiv Health, Somerset, NJ; Sunil Mohan Jairath, inVentiv Health, Somerset, NJ
Pages: 5 Size: 163 Kb 
tweet!  Creating a Break in the Axis
  Amos Shu, MedImmune, Gaithersburg, MD
Pages: 3 Size: 204 Kb 
tweet!  A Visual Reflection on SAS/GRAPH® History: Plot, Gplot, Greplay, and Sgrender
  Haibin Shu, AccuClin Global Services LLC, Wayne, PA; John He, AccuClin Global Services LLC, Wayne, PA
Keywords:  SAS/GRAPH  Plot  Gplot  Greplay  and Sgrender 
Pages: 6 Size: 377 Kb 
tweet!  Automation of paper dossier production for Independent Review Charter
  Ting Ma, Pharmacyclics, Sunnyvale, CA; Jeff Cai, Pharmacyclics, Sunnyvale, CA; Michelle Zhang, Pharmacyclics, Sunnyvale, CA; Lina Gau, Pharmacyclics, Sunnyvale, CA
Pages: 7 Size: 58 Kb 
tweet!  A Web-Based Approach to Fighting Analysis Chaos
  Gordon Fancher, Seattle Genetics Inc., Bothell, WA; Rajeev Karanam, Seattle Genetics Inc., Bothell, WA; Shawn Hopkins, Seattle Genetics Inc., Bothell, WA
Keywords:  internet 
Pages: 7 Size: 336 Kb 
tweet!  Programming Pharmacokinetic (PK) Timing and Dosing Variables in Oncology Studies: Demystified
  Kiran Cherukuri, Seattle Genetics Inc., Bothell, WA
Pages: 9 Size: 235 Kb 
tweet!  Create bookmarked PDFs using ODS
  Aruna Kumari Panchumarthi, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, EH, NJ, USA; Jacques Lanoue, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ, USA
Pages: 7 Size: 416 Kb 
tweet!  Exchange of data over internet using web services (e.g., SOAP and REST) in SAS environment
  Kevin Lee, Accenture Accelerated Research & Development Services, Berwyn, PA
Keywords:  internet 
Pages: 9 Size: 521 Kb 
tweet!  Adding Subversion® Operations to the SAS® Enhanced Editor
  Oscar F. Cheung, PPD, Morrisville, NC; Kenneth W. Borowiak, PPD, Morrisville, NC
Pages: 5 Size: 346 Kb 
tweet!  Summing up - SDTM Trial Summary Domain
  Yi Liu Celerion Inc., Lincoln, NE; Jenny Erskine Celerion Inc., Belfast, Northern Ireland; Stephen Read Celerion Inc., Belfast, Northern Ireland
Keywords:  CDISC 
Pages: 9 Size: 699 Kb 
tweet!  Efficiently Produce Descriptive Statistic Summary Tables with SAS Macros
  Chunmao Wang, Quintiles, Rockville, MD
Keywords:  macro 
Pages: 3 Size: 194 Kb 
tweet!  Utilizing SAS® for Cross-Report Verification in a Clinical Trials Setting
  Daniel Szydlo, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA; Iraj Mohebalian, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA; Marla Husnik, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Pages: 12 Size: 443 Kb 
tweet!  Leveraging ADaM Principles to Make Analysis Database and Table Programming More Efficient
  Andrew L Hulme, PPD, Kansas City, MO
Keywords:  CDISC  ADaM  BDS  TLF  ADaM implementation  analysis database  tables 
Pages: 13 Size: 452 Kb 
tweet!  Subset without Upsets: Concepts and Techniques to Subset SDTM Data
  Jhelum Naik, PPD, Wilmington, NC; Sajeet Pavate, PPD, Wilmington, NC
Keywords:  SDTM  Subset  Cut  Calendar date  Visit  Concepts to subset  Techniques to subset  interim cut, CDISC 
Pages: 6 Size: 153 Kb 
tweet!  Update: Development of White Papers and Standard Scripts for Analysis and Programming
  Nancy Brucken, inVentiv Health, Ann Arbor, MI; Michael Carniello, Astellas Pharma US, Northbrook, IL; Mary Nilsson, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN; Hanming Tu, Accenture, Wayne, PA
Keywords:  CS Working Group  Standard Scripts  GitHub repository  white papers 
Pages: 4 Size: 36 Kb 
tweet!  Automating biomarker research visualization process
  Xiaohui Huang, Gilead Sciences Inc., Foster City, CA; Jigar Patel, Gilead Sciences Inc., Foster City, CA
Pages: 6 Size: 728 Kb 
tweet!  Spelling Checker Utility in SAS® using VBA Macro and SAS® Functions
  Ajay Gupta, PPD, Morrisville, NC
Keywords:  macro 
Pages: 7 Size: 241 Kb 
Best Paper
tweet!  Macro to Read Mock Shells in Excel and Create a Copy in Rich Text Format
  Rakesh Mucha, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville, TN; Jeffrey Johnson, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville, TN
Keywords:  SAP  Statistical Analysis Plan  Mock Shells  Shells  Converting Shells in Excel to RTF  Shells from Excel to Word  macro 
Pages: 11 Size: 394 Kb 
tweet!  Evaluating SDTM SUPP Domain For AdaM - Trash Can Or Buried Treasure
  Xiaopeng Li, Celerion, Lincoln, NE; Yi Liu, Celerion, Lincoln, NE; Chun Feng, Celerion, Lincoln, NE
Keywords:  SDTM  ADaM  SDTM SUPP domain  analysis  CDISC 
Pages: 7 Size: 401 Kb 
tweet!  Challenges in Developing ADSL with Baseline Data
  Hongyu Liu, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, Boston, MA; Hang Pang, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, Boston, MA
Pages: 6 Size: 225 Kb 
tweet!  Analysis Methods for a Sequential Parallel Comparison Design (SPCD)
  Harry Haber, MMS Holdings, Inc., Canton, MI; James Zuazo, MMS Holdings, Inc., Canton, MI; Linda LaMoreaux, MMS Holdings, Inc., Canton, MI
Pages: 11 Size: 187 Kb 
tweet!  Introducing a Similarity Statistic to Compare Data Libraries for Improving Program Efficiency for Similar Clinical Trials
  Taylor Markway, PRA Health Sciences, Raleigh, NC; Amanda Johnson, PRA Health Sciences, Raleigh, NC
Keywords:  SAS  Clincal Trials  Study Similarity  CDISC  SDTM  Automation 
Pages: 5 Size: 77 Kb 
tweet!  Enhancing Infrastructure for Growth
  Amber Randall, Axio Research, Seattle, WA; William Coar, Axio Research, Seattle, WA
Keywords:  management  professional development  growth  motivation 
Pages: 5 Size: 52 Kb 
Quick Tips
tweet!  ISPLIT Macro: to split large SAS datasets
  Hany Aboutaleb, Biogen, Cambridge, MA
Keywords:  macro 
Pages: 4 Size: 448 Kb 
tweet!  Let SAS Generate XML Code for ACCESS Audit Trail Data Macro
  Sijian Zhang, VA Medical Center, Washington, DC
Keywords:  macro  xml 
Pages: 8 Size: 520 Kb 
tweet!  EXTENDED ATTRIBUTES: A New Metadata Creation Feature in SAS® 9.4 for Data Sets and Variables
  Joseph Hinson, inVentiv Health, Princeton, NJ, USA
Keywords:  EXTENDED ATTRIBUTES  METADATA  CDISC  DEFINE-XML 
Pages: 8 Size: 181 Kb 
tweet!  PROC SQL for SQL Die-hards
  Jessica Bennett, Advance America, Spartanburg, SC; Barbara Ross, Flexshopper LLC, Boca Raton, FL
Keywords:  QT06  SQL 
Pages: 7 Size: 419 Kb 
tweet!  Creating the Perfect Table Using ODS to PDF in SAS 9.4®
  Elizabeth Dennis, EMB Statistical Solutions, Overland Park, KS; Maddy Dennis, Independent Contractor, Lawrence, KS
Keywords:  ODS  PDF  table 
Pages: 8 Size: 221 Kb 
tweet!  Hands Free: Automating Variable Name Re-Naming Prior to Export
  John Cohen, Advanced Data Concepts LLC, Newark, DE
Pages: 4 Size: 355 Kb 
tweet!  Using Meta-data to Identify Unused Variables on Input Data Sets
  Keith Hibbetts, Inventiv Health Clinical, Indianapolis, IN
Pages: 4 Size: 95 Kb 
tweet!  A Simple Macro to Select Various Variables Lists
  Ting Sa, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH; Yanhong Liu, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
Keywords:  macro 
Pages: 5 Size: 46 Kb 
tweet!  Don’t Get Blindsided by PROC COMPARE
  Joshua Horstman, Nested Loop Consulting, Indianapolis, IN; Roger Muller, Data-to-Events.com, Carmel, IN
Pages: 7 Size: 74 Kb 
tweet!  Let SAS “Modify” Your Excel File
  Nelson Lee, Genentech, South San Francisco, CA
Pages: 5 Size: 130 Kb 
tweet!  Is Your SAS® System Reliable?
  Wayne Zhong, Accretion Softworks
Keywords:  server  reliability  instability  accuracy  consistency 
Pages: 9 Size: 264 Kb 
tweet!  Getting the Most Out of PROC SORT: A Review of Its Advanced Options
  Max Cherny, GlaxoSmithKline, King of Prussia, PA
Keywords:  SAS  PROC SORT SORTSEQ  CASE_FIRST  NUMERIC_COLLATION  DUPOUT  NOUNIQUEKEY 
Pages: 6 Size: 169 Kb 
tweet!  A Macro to Easily Generate a Calendar Report
  Ting Sa, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Keywords:  macro 
Pages: 7 Size: 106 Kb 
tweet!  Using the power of new SGPLOT features in SAS 9.4 – Customized graphic programming made easier for clinical efficacy and exposure-response analyses
  Peter Lu, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ; Xingji Han, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ; Hong Yan, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ
Pages: 7 Size: 740 Kb 
tweet!  Simplicity is the Soul of Efficiency: Simple Tips and Tricks for Efficient SAS® Programming
  Shefalica Chand, Seattle Genetics, Inc., Bothell, WA
Pages: 8 Size: 1997 Kb 
tweet!  Sorting big datasets. Do we really need it?
  Daniil Shliakhov, Experis Clinical, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Pages: 6 Size: 190 Kb 
tweet!  Creating output datasets using SQL (Structured Query Language) only
  Andrii Stakhniv, Experis Clinical, Ukraine
Keywords:  SQL 
Pages: 10 Size: 358 Kb 
tweet!  A Macro to Produce a SAS® Data Set Containing the List of File Names Found in the Requested Windows or UNIX Directory
  Mike Goulding, Experis, Portage, MI
Keywords:  macro  directory  function 
Pages: 7 Size: 295 Kb 
tweet!  Reproducibly Random Values
  William Garner, Gilead Sciences, Inc., Foster City, CA; Ting Bai, Gilead Sciences, Inc., Foster City, CA
Pages: 7 Size: 220 Kb 
tweet!  Transitions in Depressive Symptoms After 10 Years of Follow-up Using PROC LTA
  Seungyoung Hwang, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
Pages: 7 Size: 99 Kb 
Best Paper
tweet!  Keyboard Macros - The most magical tool you may have never heard of - You will never program the same again (It's that amazing!)
  Steven Black, Agility-Clinical Inc., Carlsbad, CA
Keywords:  Keyboard macros  Abbreviations  Keyboard shortcuts 
Pages: 5 Size: 381 Kb 
tweet!  The concept of “Dynamic” SAS programming
  Sergey Sian, Quintiles, Cambridge, MA
Pages: 4 Size: 281 Kb 
tweet!  Which TLFs Have Changed Since Your Previous Delivery? Get a Quick YES or NO for Each TLF
  Tom Santopoli, Accenture, Berwyn, PA
Keywords:  Sysinfo  Call Execute  RTF  Infile  %NRSTR 
Pages: 7 Size: 324 Kb 
tweet!  Sensitivity Training for PRXers
  Kenneth W. Borowiak, PPD, Morrisville, NC
Pages: 6 Size: 256 Kb 
tweet!  FILLPATTERNS in SGPLOT Graphs
  Pankhil Shah, PPD, Morrisville, NC
Pages: 6 Size: 462 Kb 
tweet!  Copying Files Programmatically in SAS® Drug Development (SDD)
  Wayne Woo, Novartis Vaccines, Cambridge, MA
Keywords:  SDD  copying  recfm 
Pages: 3 Size: 176 Kb 
tweet!  Accelerating Production of Safety TFLs in Bioequivalence and Early Phase
  Denis Martineau, Algorithme Pharma, Laval, Quebec, Canada
Keywords:  PROC SQL  Dictionary tables  Automation  SAS Macro  PROC REPORT  Oracle  Push the button 
Pages: 8 Size: 294 Kb 
tweet!  Simulate PRELOADFMT Option in PROC FREQ
  Ajay Gupta, PPD, Morrisville, NC
Pages: 5 Size: 206 Kb 
tweet!  Grooming of Coarse Data by Smart Listing Using SAS System
  Soujanya Konda, inVentiv Health Clinical, Hyderabad, India
Keywords:  Grooming of Coarse Data by Smart Listing Using SAS System  Soujanya Konda  Q34  Data Cleaning 
Pages: 6 Size: 271 Kb 
tweet!  Mlibcompare – keep an eye on the changes of your data
  Wen Shi, Accenture, Berwyn, PA
Keywords:  mlibcompare  macro  changes  cuts of data 
Pages: 29 Size: 569 Kb 
tweet!  I/O, I/O, It’s Off To Work We Go: Digging Into the ATTRC Function
  Karleen Beaver, PPD, Morrisville, NC
Keywords:  I/O functions  ATTRC  data set attributes 
Pages: 7 Size: 276 Kb 
tweet!  Statistical Review and Validation of Patient Narratives
  Indrani Sarkar, inVentiv Health Clinical, Indianapolis, IN; Bradford J. Danner, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville, TN
Keywords:  patient profile  patient narrative 
Pages: 5 Size: 81 Kb 
tweet!  Regaining Some Control Over ODS RTF Pagination When Using Proc Report
  Gary E. Moore, Moore Computing Services, Inc., Little Rock, AR
Keywords:  SAS  Proc  Report  ODS  RTF  Pagination  Column 
Pages: 8 Size: 93 Kb 
tweet!  Automated Checking Of Multiple Files
  Kathyayini Tappeta, Percept Pharma Services, Bridgewater, NJ
Pages: 7 Size: 418 Kb 
Best Paper
tweet!  Automating Clinical Trial Reports with ODS ExcelXP Tagset
  John O’Leary, Department of Veterans Affairs, West Haven, CT
Keywords:  ODS  ExcelXP  tagset 
Pages: 8 Size: 207 Kb 
tweet!  Get a Data Dictionary using PROC contents: Easily
  Beatriz Garcia, Inventiv Health Clinical Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico; Alberto Hernandez, Inventiv Health Clinical Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
Keywords:  Data Dictionary  Proc Contents  QC 
Pages: 5 Size: 271 Kb 
tweet!  A Practical Approach to Create Adverse Event Summary by Toxicity Grade Table
  Zhengxin (Cindy) Yang, inVentiv Health, Princeton, NJ
Pages: 8 Size: 116 Kb 
tweet!  Customizing the Graph Templates for a Kaplan-Meier Failure Plot
  Hugh Geary, Novella Clinical, a Quintiles company, Columbus, OH
Keywords:  Lifetest failure survival template atrisk figure plot graph  Kaplan-Meier 
Pages: 8 Size: 359 Kb 
SAS Super Demos
Supporting Dataset-XML with the SAS© Clinical Standards Toolkit
  Lex Jansen, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC
Keywords:  CDISC  xml 
  Download the Super Demodownload (.pdf, 886 Kb)
Creating Define-XML Version 2 with the SAS® Clinical Standards Toolkit
  Lex Jansen, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC
Keywords:  CDISC  xml 
  Download the Super Demodownload (.pdf, 1122 Kb)
Statistics and Pharmacokinetics
tweet!  Multilevel Randomization
  Marina Komaroff, Noven Pharmaceuticals, New York, NY; Lois Lynn, Noven Pharmaceuticals, New York, NY
Pages: 10 Size: 578 Kb 
tweet!  MMRM: Macro for Selecting Best Covariance Structure with the Method of Interest
  Linga Reddy Baddam, inVentiv Health Clinical, Hyderabad, India; Sudarshan Reddy Shabadu, inVentiv Health Clinical, Hyderabad, India; Chunxue Shi, inVentiv Health Clinical, Maryland, USA
Keywords:  MMRM  Mixed Model Repeated Measures  Missing at Random pattern (MAR)  macro 
Pages: 7 Size: 84 Kb 
tweet!  Missing Data For Repeated Measures: Single Imputation VS Multiple Imputation
  Giulia Tonini, PhD Menarini Ricerche, Florence, Italy; Simona Scartoni, Menarini Ricerche, Florence, Italy; Camilla Paoli, Menarini Ricerche, Florence, Italy; Andrea Nizzardo, Menarini Ricerche, Florence, Italy; Angela Capriati, MD, PhD, Menarini Ricerche, Florence, Italy
Pages: 10 Size: 338 Kb 
tweet!  Means Comparisons and No Hard Coding of Your Coefficient Vector – It Really Is Possible!
  Frank Tedesco, United Biosource Corporation, Blue Bell, PA
Pages: 8 Size: 57 Kb 
Best Paper
tweet!  Using ANCOVA to Assess Regression to the Mean
  Kathryn Schurr, M.S., Spectrum Health – Healthier Communities, Grand Rapids, MI
Pages: 9 Size: 431 Kb 
tweet!  Confidence Intervals Are a Programmer’s Friend
  Xinxin Guo, Quintiles, Cambridge, MA; Zhaohui Su, Quintiles, Cambridge, MA
Pages: 8 Size: 313 Kb 
tweet!  Growing Needs in Drug Industry for NONMEM Programmers Using SAS®
  Sharmeen Reza, Cytel Inc., Cambridge, MA
Keywords:  NONMEM  Programmers  Drug Industry  SAS  Grow 
Pages: 11 Size: 394 Kb 
tweet!  How To Use Latent Analyses Within Survey Data Can Be Valuable Additions to Any Regression Model
  Deanna Schreiber-Gregory, National University, La Jolla, CA
Pages: 9 Size: 73 Kb 
Current Methods in Survival Analysis Using SAS/STAT® Software
  Changbin Guo, SAS
tweet!  %PIC_NPMLE: A SAS Macro For Nonparametric Estimation In Partly Interval-Censored Survival Data
  Liang Zhu, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN; Yimei Li, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN; Qinlei Huang, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Keywords:  macro 
Pages: 12 Size: 556 Kb 
Submission Standards
tweet!  Getting Loopy with SAS® DICTIONARY Tables: Using Metadata from DICTIONARY Tables to Fulfill Submission Requirements
  Jeanina Worden, Santen Inc., Emeryville, CA
Keywords:  DICTIONARY tables  PROC SQL  CALL EXECUTE  Submission standards  SDTM  FDA 
Pages: 8 Size: 82 Kb 
Best Paper
tweet!  Japanese submission/approval processes from programming perspective
  Ryan Hara, Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland
Keywords:  Japanese  Submission 
Pages: 7 Size: 239 Kb 
tweet!  Begin with the End in Mind – Using FDA Guidance Documents as Guideposts when Planning, Delivering and Archiving Clinical Trials
  David C. Izard, Accenture, Berwyn, PA
Keywords:  FDA  Guidance  Standardized  Study  Data  Technical  Conformance  Guide  CDISC  SDTM  SEND  ADaM  Regulatory  Submission  SDS  TCG  eCTD 
Pages: 12 Size: 281 Kb 
tweet!  OSI Packages: What you need to know for your next NDA or BLA Submission
  Thaddea Dreyer, AstraZeneca, Gaithersburg, MD; Tatiana Scetinina, AstraZeneca, Gaithersburg, MD
Keywords:  OSI  BIMO  Inspections  FDA  Site  clinsite.xpt  'Part  I'  'Part  II'  'Part  III' 
Pages: 10 Size: 589 Kb 
tweet!  The Most Common Issues in Submission Data
  Sergiy Sirichenko, Pinnacle 21, Plymouth Meeting, PA; Max Kanevsky, Pinnacle 21, Plymouth Meeting, PA
Pages: 9 Size: 303 Kb 
tweet!  Getting Rid of Bloated Data in FDA Submissions
  Ben Bocchicchio, SAS Institute, Cary, NC; Frank Roediger, SAS Institute, Cary, NC
Keywords:  SAS Drug Development  SDD  FDA  Conformance Guide  Rules  OpenCDISC 
Pages: 8 Size: 519 Kb 
tweet!  SAS® Tools for Working with Dataset-XML files
  Lex Jansen, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC
Keywords:  SAS  CST  CDISC  Dataset-XML  Define-XML  define.xml  metadata 
Pages: 18 Size: 575 Kb    Download the presentationdownload (.pdf, 1690 Kb)
tweet!  Using SAS® Clinical Data Integration to Roundtrip a Complete Study Study Metadata (Define-XML) and Study Data (Dataset-XML)
  Ken Ellis, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC
Keywords:  Define-XML  Dataset-XML 
Pages: 19 Size: 939 Kb 
Techniques and Tutorials
Best Paper
tweet!  Team-work and Forensic Programming: Essential Foundations of Indestructible Projects
  Brian Fairfield-Carter, inVentiv Health, Cary, NC
Keywords:  teamwork  forensic  regex  subjective  vocabulary  trade-off 
Pages: 14 Size: 285 Kb 
tweet!  Phantom of the ODS – How to run cascading compute blocks off of common variables in the data set for complex tasks.
  Robin M. Sandlin, Cook Systems International, Inc., Memphis, TN
Keywords:  Mulitple  Compute  Blocks  Phantom  Data  Alias  Inline 
Pages: 6 Size: 340 Kb 
tweet!  PROC SQL: Make it a monster using these powerful functions and options
  Arun Raj Vidhyadharan, inVentiv Health, Somerset, NJ; Sunil Mohan Jairath, inVentiv Health, Somerset, NJ
Pages: 8 Size: 201 Kb 
tweet!  SAS® Programming Tips, Tricks and Techniques for Programmers
  Kirk Paul Lafler, Software Intelligence Corporation, Spring Valley, CA
Keywords:  SAS  programming and techniques  options  logic  case logic  ODS  Output Delivery System  macro  macro programming  Lafler  Kirk Lafler  Kirk Paul Lafler  sasNerd 
Pages: 16 Size: 984 Kb 
tweet!  DATA Step Merging Techniques: From Basic to Innovative
  Arthur L. Carpenter, California Occidental Consultants, Anchorage, AK
Keywords:  Merge  MERGE Statement  Join  Fuzzy merge  SET Statement  Key-indexing  HASH Objects 
Pages: 12 Size: 649 Kb 
tweet!  Using Arrays to Quickly Perform Fuzzy Merge Look-ups: Case Studies in Efficiency
  Arthur L. Carpenter, California Occidental Consultants, Anchorage, AK
Keywords:  array 
Pages: 14 Size: 540 Kb 
tweet!  Inside the DATA Step: Pearls of Wisdom for the Novice SAS Programmer
  Joshua M. Horstman, Nested Loop Consulting, Indianapolis, IN; Britney D. Gilbert, Juniper Tree Consulting, Porter, OK
Pages: 11 Size: 108 Kb 
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