**Survival Analysis was taught Spring 2019 at Rice/GSBS by James Long and Nabihah Tayob. This website is no longer maintained but is available for reference purposes.**

## Instructor Contact

- name: James Long
- email:
`jp`

followed by my last name`@mdanderson.org`

- office: FCT 4.6082 (Pickens Academic Tower), email me to schedule meeting

## Lecture Notes and Reading

Unless otherwise specified, all reading is from “Survival Analysis” by Klein and Moeschberger.

**February 27**: Introduction to Cox Proportional Hazards Model- Suggested Reading: 8.1 - 8.3 in textbook
- Lecture Notes html, markdown, R
- Data Set kirc_small.RData

**March 1**: Cox PH Breslow Partial Likelihood, Local and Global Tests**March 6**: Model Building with Cox PH**March 8**: Cox PH Regression Diagnostics**March 27**: TCGA and High Dimensional Inference- Suggested Reading
- Lecture Notes html
- TCGA KIRC Data Set

**March 29**: Multiple Testing and Regularized Regression**April 3 - April 5**: Tuning Parameter Selection and Measuring Predictive Accuracy of Survival Models**April 10**: Time Dependent Covariates**April 12**: Estimation and Regression with Left Truncation**April 17**: Bayesian Estimation of Discrete Survival Function without Censoring**April 19**: Bayesian Estimation of Survival with Right Censoring, Metropolis MCMC

## Homeworks

## Project

The project is due April 30. Project Description